When Warner Bros. signed up Ben Affleck to play the new Batman, it seemed a foregone conclusion the actor-turned-director would eventually helm his own take on the Dark Knight. Along with being an excellent director, Affleck is also a die hard Batman fan.
Love it or like it, there’s no denying Marvel’s big-screen strategy works. So, in the wake of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Warner Bros. has decided to make some changes to its approach to comic book properties.
In the wake of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’s critical beating, new reports indicate the rest of Warner Bros.’s DC film slate could also be in trouble. One film has already lost a director, while another could be on the verge.
Sure, Suicide Squad might be bringing together the worst of the worst in the DC universe, but that doesn’t mean The Joker & Co. can actually swing an R rating. But the studio is apparently pushing that boundary about as far as possible.