Matt Reeves Officially Signs On As 'The Batman' Director

Warner Bros. and DC Films have officially confirmed the news that Matt Reeves will indeed direct their upcoming feature, The Batman. Reeves will also produce the film as well. The announcement was made by Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Content Officer, Warner Bros. Pictures Group.

Emmerich stated in a press release, “We are thrilled to have Matt Reeves taking the helm of Batman, the crown jewel of our DC slate. Matt’s deep roots in genre films and his evolution into an emotional world-building director make him the perfect filmmaker to guide the Dark Knight through this next journey.”

Matt Reeves noted in the same release, “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 honoured and excited to be working with Warner Bros. to bring an epic and emotional new take on the Caped Crusader to the big screen.”

The Batman will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. It has not set date confirmed as of now. The film will star Ben Affleck as the Caped Crusader. Affleck along with DC Films co-head Geoff Johns wrote a script together, that is sure to go under some rewrites now that Reeves is fully on board.

Source: Business Wire

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