On the other hand, word just broke that WB and DC are planning a Joker standalone origin film that is set outside of the DCEU.
However, the article was later updated with a footnote, "An earlier version of this story stated that Matt Reeves' The Batman was part of Warner Bros.' new label and would star a new actor as Batman, but it is unclear where that project will fall". "Batman will be BATMAN..."
- Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) August 24, 2017In my comments from a while back about not being part of the DCEU, I was talking about The Batman being a story specifically about Batman...
For a film that hasn't even started shooting yet, there's been a hell of a lot of confusion over the a year ago about The Batman.
Rumors have been circulating since mid-July that Ben Affleck won't be reprising his role as Bruce Wayne in director Matt Reeves'The Batman. Instead, the director said, the comment about the flick not being in the extended universe meant that there wouldn't be any characters from other DC superhero properties in the movie, nor would "The Batman" be part of an elaborate set-up for future DC flicks.
Now however that all appears to have disappeared, with DC opting to release a Joker and Harley Quinn movie instead. WB and DC's approach to the shared cinematic universe model has seen them quickly introduce a number of superheroes and villains to the DCEU.
Warner Bros. may not be expanding its universe as much as doubling down on the voracious appetite audiences seem to have for these characters at this point in time.
Not to pull from the other side of the aisle, but "standalone" films exist in the Marvel universe too.
War for the Planet of the Apes - the third film in Fox's recent reboot of the Planet of the Apes franchise - tells the story of chimpanzee Caesar and his struggle to save his clan of apes from murderous humans. Reeves had this to say. And most recently it's been speculated that Ben Affleck won't even end up starring in the film.
And, in a move showing how popular the character is, a Joker solo movie is being developed as a potential directing vehicle for The Hangover filmmaker Todd Phillips.
He said: "I think there's a chance to do an nearly noir-drive, detective version of Batman that is point of view driven in a very, very powerful way that is hopefully going to connect you to what's going on inside of his head and inside of his heart". Insiders reveal that Reeves will begin searching for a new Batman soon.
In exchange for Irving, the Celtics sent Isaiah Thomas , Jae Crowder , Ante Zizic , and the 18 Nets pick to Cleveland . Kyrie Irving has three years and US$60 million (AU$76 million) left on the five-year extension he signed in 2014.
Also special recognition to Sophie Fletcher who attained the highest possible mark, the new grade 9, in English literature. Eighty-eight per cent of pupils achieved grades between A* and B and no fewer than 10 pupils had A* or better.
Customers can use the lockers to have products shipped from Amazon.com to their local Whole Foods Market for pickup or returns. Amazon says there'll be immediate price cuts on many grocery staples including vegetables, fruit, fish, meat and eggs.
The attacks led Saleh to back the Houthis, despite him having fought viciously against the Houthi movement when he was in office. They said an estimated number of 60 were killed in the strikes on Wednesday morning.
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White House officials speaking not for attribution said they will release a final report in the coming weeks. The official was not authorized to publicly discuss a draft report and insisted on anonymity. "Interior Sec.
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Apple gets $208M in tax breaks to build in Iowa
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Final Fantasy XV and Assassin's Creed Collaboration Announced
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