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Ben Affleck Swears He Will Direct ‘The Batman’ But He Just Needs More Time
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Sooner or later we will be getting a Batman movie directed by Ben Affleck. But recent news of the actor not being able to commit to it because of the timing or inability to get the script “right” seems to push the timetable further back. The film doesn’t even have an official release date yet, even with Warner Bros. pushing a few other films back. But their efforts don’t seem to be working.

However, Affleck spoke about the current status of The Batman, and assures us that he will direct the film, just give him a “second.” Check out what he had to say below.

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Joe Manganiello Says Audiences Will Be Surprised By Ben Affleck’s ‘Batman’
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Rumors of the tentatively titled The Batman having “serious script issues” were a cause for concern as it put a direct light on what many were fearing. That WB execs didn’t care about the quality of the script and were just happy that the film can make bank overseas. However, Bret Easton Ellis, who was the source of that rumor, backtracked on his comments and clarified that he was merely reporting on a second-hand rumor.

Moving on to much better news, Joe Manganiello, who will play Deathstroke, is talking a little bit about The Batman, its tone, and working with Ben Affleck. Check out what he had to say below.

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Rumor: Ben Affleck’s ‘The Batman’ Has Some “Serious Script” Issues
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News of DCEU films having major issues seems to be a recurring thing for Warner Bros., but despite those rumors, the films have been huge box office draws. So it doesn’t come as any surprise that there are new rumors that Ben Affleck‘s The Batman has issues of its own, despite the fact that the Batman v Superman star will direct and co-write the script with Geoff Johns. But there appears to be much more to it than that. It appears that Warner Bros. doesn’t seem to care at all. Check out the full story here below.

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Ben Affleck’s ‘The Batman’ Scheduled To Start Shooting In 2017
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DCEU’s Batman standalone film may finally have a start date. So much of the film has been surrounded in secrecy that even its title, The Batman, isn’t even confirmed. We know that Ben Affleck will star, write, and direct the film. But aside from the two dates that Warner Bros. has reserved for two untitled DCEU films, it’s not clear when the film will hit theaters.

Now Joe Manganiello, who is set to play Deathstroke, says the film is expected to start shooting next year. Check out the full story below.

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Ben Affleck Says His Batman Film Is Simply Titled ‘The Batman’… For Now
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Ben Affleck‘s standalone film is in pretty good hands, as not only is the actor reprising his role for the solo feature, he is also going to direct it using a script he co-wrote with Geoff Johns, who will also produce alongside Jon Berg. Though we know the major players and that the antagonist would be mercenary-for-hire Slade Wilson aka Deathstroke (Joe Manganiello), the official title of the movie was largely unknown. Until now. During the press junket for The Accountant, Affleck said the title for his standalone Batman film would be The Batman.

More on the story below.

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Joe Manganiello Confirmed To Play Deathstroke In Ben Affleck’s Batman Film
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Deathstroke will be in Batman

It wasn’t too long ago that Ben Affleck made the surprising video reveal that Deathstroke would be in the standalone Batman film, rumored to be titled The Batman, and many were already speculating who would play the deadly assassin.

One of the top names rumored was Joe Manganiello (Magic Mike, True Blood, Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday). Now, a new report confirms this casting, stating that the actor has signed on the play the character. More on the story below.

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Ben Affleck Reveals Deathstroke, Reportedly The Villain For ‘The Batman’
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Ben Affleck tweeted a short video today supposedly from the set of Justice League giving his followers a tantalizing glimpse of an iconic DC Comics character who, according to a source for Umberto Gonzalez’s original story at The Wrap, could be the main villain in the untitled standalone Batman movie Affleck will star in as well as co-write, produce, and direct. Check out the video below of the reveal of Deathstroke.

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Rob Liefeld Makes His Way To Three Ongoing DC Comics
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Deathstroke HeaderDC Comics announced on Friday that the extreme artist Rob Liefeld will be joining the creative teams of three ongoing DC book on their ninth issues, which are coming in May.

The creative team shake up comes in the wake of DC’s announcement of six ongoing series being canceled, one of which, Hawk and Dove, was Liefeld’s only current presence in the new DC universe. Those comics that will be affected by the creative team shift will be none other than Deathstroke, The Savage Hawkman and Grifter.

You can check out a full image of Deathstroke by Liefeld below.

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DC Relaunch: New DC Comics (Week Three)
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As most of you may know by now, DC Comics is relaunching their entire line of comics this Fall alongside a day and date digital comics initiative. What you might not know, however, is that it all started two weeks ago with the releases of the last issue of DC’s summer event Flashpoint, and the beginning of the new universe with Justice League #1.

This Wednesday is the second big week of releases. I’m picking up a lot of these books, and there are still a lot of books to look forward to in these upcoming weeks, as well as plenty that you and I will probably want to stay away from for varying reasons. So, in the order of kindness and assignments from my editor, I will be breaking down each title with their creators, what they’re about, and what you can expect from each of the new books. And, guess what? I’m not in love with a lot of the decisions that they’ve made, so this should be fun!

Every Tuesday through the end of September, I will be writing another installment so you know when you can get yourself to the store, or to your mobile app, and purchase your new #1s from DC Comics! Also, it’s worth noting, dear reader, that since you’re coming to the game a little late, you can’t be guaranteed an issue at the comic book store, so call ahead to see if they have it. Or if you go the store and they don’t have any copies left of these DC books, you could always buy an indie comic like 27 The Second Set, Baltimore: The Curse Bells, Pigs, and Moon Girl, which all come out this week, coincidentally. There’s more to comics than just superheroes from DC and Marvel, you know?

But that’s probably why you’re here, and now that I’ve gotten the indie comics alternative plug out of the way, let’s talk about the universe that I’d rather live in, the DC Universe!

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