There is a new Batman movie the making and a director it could be announced soon. Ben Affleck was originally going to direct the movie 'The Batman' but has made way 'Dawn the Planet of the Apes' director Matt Reeves. Affleck said it was a tough decision to hand the directing reins. He explained that he could not act as well as direct the new Batman film. He said: "Performing this role demands focus, passion and the very best performance I can give. It has become clear that I cannot do both jobs the level they require. Together the studio, I have decided to find a partner a director who will collaborate me on this massive film."
The movie industry magazine 'Variety' reports that Mr Reeves is initial talks the production company Warner Bros. to accept taking as director. It is reported that Mr Affleck stepped down the role late last month. Industry sources revealed that the studio has had multiple meetings Reeves about becoming director. Mr Reeves is currently post-production with his latest movie 'War for the Planet the Apes,' which opens July 14. Variety said it should be no problem for Reeves to take over as 'The Batman' director and that he will likely do so later this year. Filming was initially due to begin May, as the script has already been written. However, it is now expected to begin later 2017.