Updated: ‘The Batman’ Solo Film WILL Be Part Of DCEU Confirms Matt Reeves

Update:

Earlier today, Matt Reeves took to Twitter to clear up the misinformation spreading across the web from various sources claiming he had said that his Batman film would not come under the ‘DCEU’ banner at Warner Bros. Putting many fans worry to rest, Reeves tweeted his original comment he is being quoted on was in regards to ‘The Batman’ focusing on Batman and not other heroes we’ve met, or about to meet, in the DCEU.

Phew! 

Original Article:

Following the recent news that a new Joker origins film is in the works at Warner Bros outside of the ‘DC Extended Universe’ banner, Matt Reeves has recently confirmed in an interview that ‘The Batman’ film was always intended to be a standalone film outside of this established universe. 

During his interview with KRCW which was about ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’, Reeves said that “Well, I have a vision for a way to do something with that character that feels like it resonates with me personally”

He then went on to say that this was Warner Bros. plan from the moment they hired him – “When [Warner Bros.] approached me, what they said was ‘’look, it’s a standalone, it’s not part of the extended universe.’”

What are your thoughts on all this? Is splitting the DC Universe in two a good idea? Or could it just get confusing for fans?

Source: KRCW
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Matt Reeves will Direct and Produce The Batman!

Last week we heard reports that Matt Reeves had exited talked with Warner Bros. regarding directing the solo Batman film, after he was approached by the studio when Ben Affleck announced he would no longer be directing the film because he wanted to concentrate on his performance as Batman… That, and he was probably sick of being questioned every 5 seconds about it. 

Reeves’ previous films include ‘Cloverfield, ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’, and this year’s highly anticipated ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’, so I think it’s safe to say that ‘The Batman’ is in the best of hands. 

In a statement released, Reeves says :

“I have loved the Batman story since I was a child. He is such an iconic and compelling character, and one that resonates with me deeply. I am incredibly honored and excited to be working with Warner Bros. to bring an epic and emotional new take on the Caped Crusader to the big screen” 

What are your thoughts on this decision? Is Matt Reeves a good choice for The Batman? Who would you like to have directed the Caped Crusader’s solo outing?

Written by Tom Sheffield