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Ben Affleck Will Direct The Batman Movie, and Geoff Johns Will Write It

It’s been rumored for a while, but now Warner Bros. has finally managed to roll a big enough wheelbarrow full of cash convinced Oscar-winning director Ben Affleck to direct and star in the first new stand-alone Batman movie of the new DC cinematic universe, from a script by DC Comics’ Geoff Johns. » 7/09/15 4:05pm 7/09/15 4:05pm

Ben Affleck May Direct A 2018 Batman Solo Film Called The Batman

When Warner Bros. hired Oscar-winner Ben Affleck to play Batman, it was pretty obvious they wanted more than his jawline. The latest rumor about the character is that Affleck both will star in and direct a November 2018 solo film called The Batman, written by Oscar-winning Argo writer Chris Terrio. » 6/24/15 11:20am 6/24/15 11:20am

Project Greenlight Is Back, But Only For Directors?

We loved Project Greenlight, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's reality TV show centered around discovering new movie-making talent and then greenlighting a project around their new finds—all the while, filming the many disasters that inevitably follow any film production. And now it's back, but with one disappointing twist. » 6/25/14 11:46am 6/25/14 11:46am

Good Will Batman is the Batfleck we deserve and need right now

Whenever the Batman/Superman movie comes out, I'm pretty sure the thing we're going to be most grateful to Ben Affleck's performance as Batman for is that it'll have inspired this amazing movie — a stirring tale of friendship between a hero and a guy who's smarter than his really large science cave computer. » 9/13/13 3:20pm 9/13/13 3:20pm

The 50+ Greatest Tweets about Ben Affleck's casting as Batman

You may have heard that Warner Bros. announced Ben Affleck would take the cowl of Batman in 2015 Batman/Superman movie. The Internet, as it is wont to do, completely lost its mind. Here are more than 50 of the greatest, funniest, and angriest Twitter responses — from celebrities, comedians, and enraged nerds alike —… » 8/23/13 8:05am 8/23/13 8:05am

Argo is a fantastic movie about a time when we all thought science fiction could set us free

Ben Affleck's nearly perfect new movie Argo plays with contrasts quite a lot. Again and again, the fake space opera film that the CIA is creating in Affleck's film is juxtaposed with depressing real-life events, like the Iranian hostage crisis and America's Carter-era malaise. Affleck takes the then-brand new myth of … » 10/12/12 9:00am 10/12/12 9:00am