Ben Affleck Seems Ambivalent About Directing ‘The Batman’

Though he told Variety only two weeks ago that “everything is entrance together” for a prolongation of “The Batman,” a standalone film that he would approach and star in, in his latest talk didn’t sound so optimistic.


When he spoke to Variety during a New York screening of his new film “Live By Night,” he said, “We’re still finishing adult a script. I’m unequivocally excited.”

But on New Year’s Day, Britain’s The Guardian released an interview forward of a U.K. opening of “Live By Night” that done a plan sound most some-more iffy. “That’s a idea,” he told The Guardian. “But it’s not a set thing and there’s no script. If it doesn’t come together in a approach we consider is unequivocally good I’m not going to do it.”

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It’s not a initial time Affleck has seemed wavering about creation a DC Comics film, that is set to star Joe Manganiello as Deathstroke and is projected to open in 2018. He’s pronounced regularly he doesn’t wish to force it. Also in December, he told Entertainment Weekly, “I’m not going to write and approach anything that we don’t consider is good adequate to be made.”

Starring Affleck and Elle Fanning, a duration mafiosi film “Live By Night” non-stop in singular recover on Christmas Day and so distant hasn’t done most of an impression. It will have another shot during sketch seductiveness when it opens far-reaching on Jan. 13.


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