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The Batman
Attribution Information
Directed by Matt Reeves
Produced by Ben Affleck
Geoff Johns
Jon Berg
Michael Uslan (Exec.)
Benjamin Melniker (Exec.)
Written by Story
Ben Affleck
Geoff Johns
Screenplay
Ben Affleck
Geoff Johns
Chris Terrio
Music by TBA
Production Information
Distributor Warner Bros.
RatPac Entertainment
Budget TBA
Revenue TBC
Release Date TBA
Duration TBA
Chronological Information
Preceded by TBA
Followed by TBA


The Batman is an upcoming American superhero film based on the DC Comics' character Batman. It will be written by Ben Affleck, Geoff Johns and Chris Terrio. Its cast will be led by Affleck with Jeremy Irons, J.K. Simmons, and Joe Manganiello.

Development on the film began in 2015 with Affleck and Johns beginning the scripting process. In late January 2017 however, Affleck had dropped out of directing duties, with Justice League scribe Chris Terrio re-writing the script.

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When the schedule release dates for the DC Comics Extended Universe was revealed by Warner Bros., it was also announced that a solo Batman film was in active development but without a confirmed release date.[1] In July 2015 it was announced that Ben Affleck would team up with Geoff Johns to co-write a solo Batman film that would be Directed by Affleck.[2] On June, 21st, 2016, Affleck stated that his Batman script isn't where he wants it to be and until it's in a good place with him, production won't start anytime soon. On September 8th, 2016, Geoff Johns confirmed that Deathstroke will be the villain in the film and that Joe Manganiello will portray him. [3] Manganiello revealed to Entertainment Tonight in a interview that filming will start in Spring next year.[4] On January 30, 2017, Ben Affleck stepped down from directing The Batman, while still producing, writing, and starring in it. He will no longer direct the film. [5] Deadline reported that Chris Terrio has rewritten The Batman for Ben Affleck. Matt Reeves was announced to be in talks to direct The Batman, Ridley Scott, and Fede Alvarez are also floating around on February 10, 2017. [6] On February 17, 2017, Matt Reeves and WB negotiations have broken down. The possibility, however, exists that talks could resume when heads cool. It doesn't mean that he won't direct the film. [7] [8] Matt Reeves is directing The Batman after breaking the negation with wB, he officially signed on. [9]

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Batman universe
Media Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice | The Batman
Characters Batman/Bruce Wayne | Alfred Pennyworth | Thomas Wayne | Martha Wayne | James Gordon | Lucius Fox | Jason Todd | Clark Kent/Superman | Diana/Wonder Woman | Dick Grayson
Enemies Joker | Harley Quinn | Killer Croc | Deadshot | Penguin | Lex Luthor | Deathstroke | Catwoman | Poison Ivy | Jonny Frost | Anatoli Knyazev | Joe Chill | Doctor Aesop | Firefly
Miscellaneous Gotham City | Batcave | Arkham Asylum | Wayne Manor | Batmobile | Batsuits | Wayne Enterprises | Bat-Signal | Gotham City Police Department | Aragon Theatre | Batman film series | Ace Chemicals | Glasshouse | Batwing | Wayne Family | Blackgate Penitentiary | Batman Family
DC Extended Universe
Media Aquaman: Aquaman
Batman: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice | The Batman
Cyborg: Cyborg
Flash: The Flash
Green Lantern: Green Lantern Corps
Justice League: Justice League | Untitled Justice League film
Justice League Dark: Dark Universe
Shazam: Shazam | Black Adam
Superman: Man of Steel | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice | Untitled Superman film
Villains: Suicide Squad | Gotham City Sirens
Wonder Woman: Wonder Woman
Super-heroes Superman | Batman | Wonder Woman | Flash | Aquaman | Cyborg | Shazam | Robin | Hal Jordan | John Stewart | John Constantine | Zatanna | Jason Blood | Etrigan | Swamp Thing | Deadman
Characters Lois Lane | Alfred Pennyworth | Perry White | Amanda Waller | Mera | Iris West | James Gordon | Jonathan Kent | Martha Kent | Jor-El | Lara Lor-Van | Steven Lombard | General Swanwick | Emil Hamilton | Nathan Hardy | Steven Trevor | Rick Flag | Thomas Wayne | Jenny Jurwich | Katana | Lucius Fox | Vulko | Hippolyta | Antiope | Dick Grayson
Enemies Lex Luthor | Joker | Darkseid | General Zod | Steppenwolf | Black Adam | Harley Quinn | Faora-Ul | Doomsday | Deadshot | Captain Boomerang | Enchantress | Killer Croc | Parademons | Mercy Graves | Slipknot | El Diablo | Penguin | Catwoman | Poison Ivy | Ocean Master | Black Manta
Miscellaneous Metropolis | Gotham City | Oa | Daily Planet | LexCorp Industries | Guardians of the Universe | Batcave | Wayne Enterprises | Batmobile | Green Lantern Corps | Smallville | Themyscira | Krypton | Earth | Timeline | Easter Eggs | Atlantis | S.T.A.R. Labs | Justice League | Task Force X | Speed Force | Alien | Human | Arkham Asylum | Belle Reve | Midway City | Central City | Ferris Air | A.R.G.U.S. | Mother Box | Apokolips

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