Lego Batman Director In Talks To Helm Live-Action Nightwing Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last week we received some good news about The Batman. Matt Reeves is stepping in to helm the film, which is a pretty big win for the DCEU, as it tries to course correct its growing universe. Ben Affleck welcomed him via a tweet, so all of those who still think … [Read more...]

Matt Reeves Officially Set To Direct The Batman

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It seems that every time I write something about The Batman specifically (and the DCEU generally), I start off with something along the lines of, "One of these days I’ll write an article about only good things happening in the DCEU." That day has finally … [Read more...]

Director Matt Reeves Exits The Batman Negotiations

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Can someone please give the DC Extended Universe a break? Ben Affleck's The Batman film has been headed to turbulent waters after he recently stepped down from directing duties. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves … [Read more...]

Does Ben Affleck Want Out Of The Batman?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The last time I wrote something about Ben Affleck, Batman, and the DC Extended Universe was five days ago. I started off with a preface, "one of these days I’ll write an article about only good things happening in the DCEU, but it is not this day." Sadly, it is … [Read more...]

Is Ben Affleck’s Batman Script Getting Tossed?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of these days I'll write an article about only good things happening in the DCEU, but it is not this day. Recently, Ben Affleck stepped down as director of the first DCEU Batman solo film, simply titled The Batman. I thought it was a sound idea, because … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck Will Not Direct The Batman; Matt Reeves Rumored To Replace Him

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The films of the DC Extended Universe have not had very good luck with directors. It seems like every other week another director leaves a project connected to the DCEU, and it doesn't look like that trend will stop anytime too. According to Variety, another … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck: The Batman Is ‘Ahead Of The Curve’

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) What's going on with Ben Affleck's The Batman? At this point your guess is as good as mine. After it looked like everything was going well for the upcoming film, Affleck backtracked to the point of saying he wouldn't even make the film if he didn't think it would be … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck’s Batman Delays Zack Snyder’s Justice League 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are still working out the kinks of their DC Extended Universe films. So far, all three released films have been critically panned, and they seem to get worse and worse after every release. There's a definite hope that Patty … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Eyeing July 2018 Release For Ben Affleck’s The Batman

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) While the release date for Ben Affleck's The Batman hasn't been confirmed – it seems July 2018 is a likely bet. Warner Bros. originally scheduled Aquaman for July 27, 2018, but has since moved it to October 5 of that year. The studio has confirmed that the slot … [Read more...]

Two New Characters Rumored For Justice League

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The DC Extended Universe is still full steam ahead with Wonder Woman next summer, and Justice League following soon after in the fall. While we know that Cyborg, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Batman, Aquaman, and Superman will make up the Justice League a new report … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck’s Batman Movie Gets A Title, Plus Why Deathstroke Is The Villain

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After Ben Affleck was announced as Batman for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, I was one of the few who thought he could possibly play the character well. While the film was a disappointment, most of the casting decisions were spot on, including Affleck, who … [Read more...]

When Is Ben Affleck’s Batman Film Coming Out? Maybe Sooner Than You Thought

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. haven't actually been off to a great start with their DC shared universe outings. While the three films that currently compose the DC Extended Universe have been successful at the box-office, the critics haven't been particularly … [Read more...]

Update: Joe Manganiello Cast As Deathstroke In Batman Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Update: Joe Manganiello will be playing Deathstroke, per exec Geoff Johns to the Wall Street Journal (hat tip: /Film). One of the most surprising things about Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice for a lot of fans was that Ben Affleck made a great Batman. While my … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2016: A Geek’s Reaction To The Justice League Sizzle Reel

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) DC and Warner Bros. blew the roof off Hall H at Comic-Con 2016 with an assortment of first looks, including Wonder Woman and a special Suicide Squad remix trailer. Now, the studio unleashes the Justice League sizzle reel! Take a look … [Read more...]

Batman Movie Set In Arkham Asylum With Multiple Villains?

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Ben Affleck's solo Batman film will reportedly be set in Arkham Asylum and will feature a 'lot of villains'. While this does sound exciting, it should be taken with a large pinch of salt, as reputable fansite Batman-On-Film – which has broken big stories in the … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Developing A Harley Quinn Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The DC Extended Universe films are a bit of a mess right now. Warner Bros. wanted to make a big splash with their foray into the wonderful wide world of interconnected super hero films with Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, but instead that hit with more of a … [Read more...]