Today coming out of the Justice League set reports sees Ben Affleck confirm he is directing the Batman solo movie and offers an update on its progress.
Affleck is working on the Batman script with Geoff Johns and says they are still getting it right (via Collider).
“I think they have a date for it. Although, I don’t know if I would necessarily be able to make that date because I don’t have a script that’s ready yet. So that’s my—my timetable is I’m not going to make a movie until there’s a script that I think is good because I’ve been on the end of the things when you make movies when you have a script that’s not good yet and it doesn’t pan out.” [laughs]
Affleck continues with mention he wants the Batman script to be the best that it can before they actually go out and do it.
I have a script, we’re still working on it, and I’m not happy enough with it yet to actually go out there and make a Batman movie, for which I have the highest of standards, I would say. That’s something that would have to pass a very high bar for me. It’s not just like, ‘Yeah, that might be fun, let’s go try this out.’”
Earlier saw Ben Affleck confirm an appearance at next month’s Comic-Con, so perhaps we’ll get an announcement about the Batman movie there with the possible release date.
WB also showed off new logos for Batman (picture above) and the DC movies at the Licensing Expo.
Ben Affleck next stars as Batman in the Justice League movie, out November 17, 2017.