The Batman Movie

The next movie due out after the Suicide Squad movie is the new anticipated THE BATMAN MOVIE. There is talk that the movie will basically be independent of the normal universe and have its own universe. Apparently it will be independent and have its own universe. What do you think of Batman having his own universe? The movie will also kick of a HBO MAX series called GOTHAM PD. The series will focus on corruption in the police department. How do you think society will accept this?

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I’m mostly am looking forward seeing Penguin and the Riddler in this film.
The only thing I’m not crazy about is this movie may be a ‘R’ rated film. There’s some parents I’m sure would love to take their kids to see the movie, but not with a violent ‘R’ film. Not a smart move in my opinion, I’ll still watch it, I’m sure it’ll be good, the filmmakers has to think about parents who take the kids, maybe tone down the violent and language as well.
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I don’t like it, and I’m still angry at WB over messing up Affleck’s directorial commitment. The depths to which I could not care less about this upcoming film have yet to be explored by mere mortals, and that’s coming from a lifelong Batman fan who gladly owns Batman & Robin on home video.

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How did WB mess with

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They botched things so badly behind the scenes that Affleck gave up on making the movie.

“The Batman,” which Affleck was supposed to direct himself. He stepped aside, allowing Matt Reeves to take over (and Robert Pattinson to don the cowl), after deciding that the troubled shoot for “Justice League” had sapped his interest.

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won’t let me read the article without making an account

Well, I quoted the relevant part already.

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Ben the Affleck the actor I’m “neutral” on (I’ve liked him in some things, disliked him in others; he was a perfectly fine Batman even if I didn’t enjoy the movies he appeared in). Ben Affleck the director, on the other hand? Yeah, that dude’s got talent and I would have loved to have seen his take on the franchise.

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His script/screenplay or whatever is apparently done. Jay Olivia, for example, said it was really good. Maybe it’ll show up in animation or comic form someday…

Not sure how accurate it is, but Joe Manganiello kind of talked about it recently too:

“There were similarities to [1997’s] The Game. It was a really dark story in which Deathstroke was like a shark or a horror movie villain that was dismantling Bruce’s life from the inside out. It was this systemic thing: He killed everyone close to Bruce and destroyed his life to try and make him suffer because he felt that Bruce was responsible for something that happened to him. It was really cool, really dark and really hard. I was very excited for it.”

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Would have been interesting and I’d have given it a shot

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