Matt Reeves Signed to Direct and Produce THE BATMAN Starring Ben Affleck
Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Matt Reeves (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “Cloverfield”) has been set to direct THE BATMAN.
Reeves will also serve as a producer on the new standalone action adventure centering on one of DC’s most enduringly popular Super Heroes. The announcement was made by Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Content Officer, Warner Bros. Pictures Group.
Matt Reeves noted, “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.”
Batman was created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger.
THE BATMAN will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.