Back in July, just before Comic Con, a report surfaced that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star Ben Affleck had signed on to direct and star in an Untitled Batman Reboot , with the actor/filmmaker also set to co-write the script with Geoff Johns . While Warner Bros. hasn't officially set a release date yet, the actor/filmmaker confirmed earlier this month that the Batman reboot is in development, but he isn't quite ready to take on that project yet. DC All Access managed to catch up with Ben Affleck , who confirmed he's working on "something" with Geoff Johns that he's really excited about. " Geoff Johns is a brilliant guy. I consider him to be the most valued resource on all things comic book . And every time I like something in a comic I mention, he goes, 'Oh yeah, I wrote that.' Now I just think he's bullshitting me, because he says he wrote everything. He and I are working together on something and I really am excited about it and I love him. He's … [Read more...] about Ben Affleck Confirms Batman Solo Movie?
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Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Oscar-winning actress Holly Hunter , Callan Mulvey of 300: Rise of an Empire , and Tao Okamoto of The Wolverine have joined the cast of the upcoming Zack Snyder untitled Superman/Batman film . The announcement was made today by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production, and Sue Kroll , President, Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. All three actors will play characters newly created for the film. RELATED: The Batman Will Crossover with HBO Max's Gotham P.D. Series Director Zack Snyder had this to say in a statement. " Holly has always been one of my favorite actresses; she has immense talent and is always captivating on screen. I had an opportunity to meet her a while back and knew instantly that I had to work with her, so as we began writing the script I made sure to create a role specifically for her. I just had the good fortune to … [Read more...] about Holly Hunter and Callan Mulvey Join Batman Vs. Superman
This spring's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice helped establish Warner Bros.' DCEU , which introduced Ben Affleck 's Batman, Gal Gadot 's Wonder Woman, and the rest of the Justice League , Aquaman ( Jason Momoa ), The Flash ( Ezra Miller ) and Cyborg ( Ray Fisher ). The movie also introduced Jeremy Irons ' Alfred Pennyworth, who will return in the highly-anticipated Justice League and the standalone movie The Batman . Jeremy Irons revealed in a new interview that we'll see much more of Alfred in at least one of those movies. Variety caught up with Jeremy Irons , who is promoting his new drama The Man Who Knew Infinity , where the actor teased that he'd have a sizable role in The Batman . However, when asked if he'll have a bigger role in Justice League , the actor revealed he will have a role comparable to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice . Here's what he had to say below, when asked if he'll have more to do in Justice League . RELATED: … [Read more...] about Jeremy Irons Talks Alfred’s Role in Justice League & The Batman
In a very recent interview Zack and Debroah Snyder gave to Vanity Fair, many unknown details were revealed that the public never knew about the production of Zack Snyder's Justice League . The interview even disclosed how the Snyder Cut was deeply personal to the Snyders, and even shed some light on the aggressive intrusion of WB executives on Snyder's sets. Amidst those confessions and personal comments from the Snyders, Zack also said a few things about his take on the DCEU, which makes his vision more allegorical to DC fandom and proves his mantle as a creative filmmaker. One of those details included a subplot that Zack wanted to include in his original plan for Justice League . And that was a love story between Lois Lane and Bruce Wayne. No, it isn't a typo. There was a planned relationship arc between Bruce and Lois in Justice League , which though sound ridiculous given Lois and Clark's history, the way Zack explains it, it seems only logical. More interestingly, the … [Read more...] about Original Justice League Plans Included a Romance Between Batman & Lois Lane
When Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters in the spring of 2016, fans will not only get a brand new Batman, with Ben Affleck portraying The Dark Knight, but also another version of his faithful butler Alfred Pennyworth, played by Jeremy Irons . The Hollywood Reporter caught up with the actor at the Marrakech Film Festival, where he received a lifetime achievement award. There, he offered new details on the character. He explains this version of character: "He is quite a different Alfred than we have seen so far. Zack Snyder had very clear views about what he wanted. I would just say he's more hands-on perhaps than just a butler." RELATED: The Batman Will Crossover with HBO Max's Gotham P.D. Series It isn't clear if Jeremy Irons is implying that his version of Alfred may get involved in some of the action in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice , but the actor did add that it's "not a large role". It's worth noting that, in the comic book … [Read more...] about Batman v Superman to Introduce a Very Different Alfred