Ben Affleck’s Deserted ‘Batman’ Undertaking Was Unprecedented in Its Ambition

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  • Ben Affleck’s Batman movie would have taken the Darkish Knight in a brand new path not seen earlier than on the large display.
  • The venture was described as “fucking superior” and was going to discover untapped Batman storylines.
  • Sadly, private causes brought about Affleck to step away, however these concerned within the venture nonetheless maintain it in excessive regard.

Six years after the departure of Ben Affleck from his directing and starring position in a Batman movie, a distinguished member of DC’s prolonged universe has make clear the potential path of the “Batfleck” function, hinting at an unprecedented cinematic interpretation of the Darkish Knight.

Affleck voluntarily withdrew from the venture, titled “The Batman,” resulting from private causes, coinciding with the tip of his marriage. In a 2020 interview with the New York Occasions, Affleck candidly mentioned his struggles: “I confirmed any individual the Batman script,” he revealed. “They mentioned, ‘I believe the script is nice. I additionally assume you’ll drink your self to demise in case you undergo what you simply went by once more.”

Jay Oliva, a storyboard artist and director concerned in numerous DC initiatives, together with acclaimed animated movies like “The Darkish Knight Returns” and “Flashpoint Paradox,” has shared some insights into the deserted Affleck venture in an interview with Inverse. Though unable to reveal particular particulars, Oliva expressed enthusiasm concerning the movie’s potential.

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