Ben Affleck has no plans to direct Motion pictures for James Gunn’s DC Universe
With plans for the brand new slate of DC Universe (DCU) films — titled Gods and Monsters — in full swing following the announcement of DCU head James Gunn (Suicide Squad) to put in writing and direct its first movie Superman: Legacy, followers of the previous DC Prolonged Universe (DCEU) are desperate to know the fates of their present and already iconic superheroes and celebrities.
An interview with Ben Affleck (Zack Snyder’s Justice League, The Final Duel) has revealed that he had no real interest in directing films for Gunn’s DCU.
Affleck has not said an specific purpose as to why he had expressed a disinterest to direct films for Gunn’s DCU. He clarifies that he has “nothing towards James Gunn”, however he “simply would not wish to go in and direct in the best way [the DCU are] doing that.”
Followers, nevertheless, can speculate that it stems from a mix of jaded experiences being Batman and a change in priorities.
The interview cites that Affleck has a deal with his household and that he and Matt Damon (Ford v Ferrari, Jason Bourne) are beginning a manufacturing firm Artists Fairness.
He additionally expressed that his expertise with Justice League has left “essentially the most monstrous style in [his] mouth”. He mentioned he was depressing, and being Batman was not the life he needed. It is a pity in spite of everything as Batfleck was capable of flip public opinion in the direction of his portrayal as constructive over time.
This won’t be the final we’ll see of Ben Affleck, although. The Hollywood movie star articulated his pleasure for the discharge of Air, a movie he directed following the drama of Micheal Jordan’s household and the way they established the enduring line of Air Jordan sneakers with Nike. The film shall be launched theatrically worldwide on April 5, 2023.
With the daybreak of the DCU, it will appear that the DCEU are on its final legs — With three movies set to launch within the close to future after Shazam! Fury of the Gods. Sadly, Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom could be the final movie within the line of DCEU films that we’ll allegedly see Batfleck.
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This text was first revealed in Geek Tradition.