Ben Affleck Is Not Leaving The DC Cinematic Universe

"I have been told that Affleck is talking with Warner Bros in an attempt to get out of being Batman", the podcast host alleged. Batman movies, to an extent mirroring Batman comic books post-The Dark Knight Returns, were self-serious stories that were meant to be taken seriously by people who cared about serious subjects. Let's be real: would it actually surprise anyone at this point if Warner Bros.' DC franchise lost Affleck as Batman? Now rumors are surfacing that Affleck is done playing Batman and looking for a way out.

"Ben Affleck, make no mistake, he does want out", Campea shared on today's episode of Collider Movie Talk. Even the most hated Batman film, "Batman and Robin" brought in $100 million over budget. Maybe Affleck's the only one who wants to hop off the proverbial sinking ship before he gets in too deep?

It has been clear to numerous critics and people behind production that after the negative critical reception of "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice" that something needed to change.

The challenge with speculation like this is that, without much pushing, movie fans can end up perpetuating false information simply because it seems likely, rather than because it's based in fact. And with Ayer already on board to direct Gotham City Sirens, getting him to direct Batman as well could be good for some organic unity in DC's film universe.

When Warner Bros' set up its interconnected DCEU, they copied Marvel's Cinematic Universe.

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It has since been reported that Matt Reeves (Cloverfeld, Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes) is "frontrunner" to replace him in the director's chair.

"I'm definitely going to make sure I have something that is special - there's not enough money in the world to make a mediocre version of Batman worth it", Affleck said in EW's Best of 2016 issue. "If it doesn't come together in a way I think is really great, I'm not going to do it".

Then again, if Wonder Woman and Justice League don't perform critically or financially, the studio may cut its losses and start from scratch.

He continues the role later this year in Zack Snyder-directed Justice League.

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