Batman's next film has a release date: June 25, 2021. And the franchisees say goodbye to Ben Affleck.
As previously announced, Matt Reeves is writing and directing the film, currently titled Batman, which will focus on the younger version of the character. The deadline broke the news and, according to the report, "Affleck is working hard Batman but he knew that he was not the right one for this particular version. There is a search for a new Dark Knight. "
Affleck even confirmed it on Twitter.
Also new to the DC front is that only a few weeks later Batman, the second Suicide squad movie, called The suicide squad, opens on August 6, 2021. It's the movie James Gan is currently writing and thinking about directing, for which you first read on io9.
But wait, there more. DC also dates a movie called DC super pets to open on May 21, 2021. It's very interrupted.
My first seizure here is that Warner Bros. has a strong claim in the summer of 2021. It feels like a preventive step to come out ahead of official Marvel announcements, while we patiently wait for news after Avengers: Endgame. And, coming from the huge success of Aquaman, it's more than welcome.
Batman things are basically what we'd read already. The letter was on the wall for Affleck for several years. Even the release date, while new, was torn early today in an interview with Matt Reeves with Hollywood Reporter, where he talked about the movie as a detective story with a gallery of great troubles.
It's next The suicide squad, which is a curious title when you first listen. Then you recall Gan, whom Marvel's Marsh Fired him, handles that franchise from a completely new perspective. He is reportedly not related to the David Ayer film or Birds of Prey. That's why it's not "Suicide Squad 2." There is no word yet if he decides to run.
How about DC super pets? Well, it's directed by Jared Stern and Sam Levin, and the producer of Petty Hicks, according to Hollywood Reporter. Stern was one of the writers of Lego Batman Movie and Rocket-Ralph, while Hicks is working on animated films that return to Disney beauty and the Beast. It makes it seem likely to be an animated film (a collider first published last summer), but this was not confirmed in this latest update.
A great day of news for fans of DC. What do you think?
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