Ben Affleck will be stepping down as the director for upcoming Batman Film

Actor and producer Ben Affleck will no longer be directing the upcoming Batman film (2018), Ben Affleck played Bruce Wayne/Batman in March 2016, despite all the criticism he got he proved the critics and fans in his performance in Batman vs Superman : Dawn of Justice film, he did a pretty good job in acting and being a dark knight vigilante superhero we all know and admire.I think a lot of people watched his older movies one in particular, The Daredevil movie (2003) that Ben Affleck was in and judged him of he premise of that.

Ben Affleck has proven himself not only as a great actor but as actor for other films such as “The Accountant” and he will still be staring and producing the upcoming film (The Batman) but is eagerly looking for a Director at this point in time. Despite all of this Ben Affleck will still be playing the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in the upcoming Batman film he will be producing the film too.

Ben Affleck left this statement explaining his reasons behind his decision and other quotes regarding this topic.

“There are certain characters who hold a special place in the hearts of millions,” Affleck said in a statement. “Performing this role demands focus, passion and the very best performance I can give. It has become clear that I cannot do both jobs to the level they require. Together with the studio, I have decided to find a partner in a director who will collaborate with me on this massive film. I am still in this, and we are making it, but we are currently looking for a director. I remain extremely committed to this project, and look forward to bringing this to life for fans around the world.”

“Warner Bros. fully supports Ben Affleck’s decision and remains committed to working with him to bring a standalone Batman picture to life,” the studio said a statement.

Affleck has completed work as the Caped Crusader in “Justice League,” which opens Nov. 17, and he was preparing to go into prep on the solo “Batman” movie this summer. Affleck co-wrote the script with Geoff Johns.

There had been rumblings that Affleck was considering not directing the film during the past month, but in recent weeks sources say the multi-hyphenate came to the decision it was best to let the directing job go and focus on playing the part.

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“Ben Affleck as an unmasked Batman in Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice”

Ben Affleck is scheduled to be in Justice League Part 1 and his own stand alone movie (Just acting and producing)




  1. Ben Affleck will not direct the upcoming Batman Film
  2. Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice
  3. Ben Affleck starring in “The Accountant” Ben Affleck starring in “The Accountant”
  4. Daredevil Movie 2003

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