The Subsequent Batman Film Has Discovered Its Director

Is the film world prepared for an additional Batman?

It’s already received Robert Pattinson taking part in the Batman of The Batman, which is getting a sequel in a number of years. It’s additionally received Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton in The Flash, which is simply out in theaters. And it’s about to get a brand new Batman and a brand new Robin, in a movie titled The Courageous and the Daring, which might be a part of the brand new DC Film Universe that’s being overseen by James Gunn and Peter Safran.

The movie will supposedly be drawn from current Batman comics about Bruce Wayne and his son Damien, who turns into the 5 individual to assert the mantle of Robin, the Boy Surprise. (Damien is a bit totally different from the opposite 4, as a result of he was raised from start to be a lethal ninja, and he’s additionally the grandson of Ra’s al Ghul.) The movie remains to be in early growth and doesn’t have a script or a author. It does, nevertheless, have a director — one with some vital Batman expertise of late.

In response to VarietyThe Flash director Andy Muschietti will helm The Courageous and the Daring. Right here was what Gunn and Safran needed to say concerning the information:

We noticed The Flash; even earlier than taking the reins at DC Studios, and knew we have been within the arms of not solely a visionary director however an enormous DC fan. It’s a powerful movie – humorous, emotional, thrilling – and Andy’s affinity and fervour for these characters and this world simply resonates via each body. So, when it got here time to discover a director for ‘The Courageous and the Daring,’ there was actually just one alternative. Fortunately, Andy stated sure. Barbara signed on to supply with us and we have been on our method.


Warner Bros. Pictures World Premiere of THE FLASH, TCL Chinese Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA – 12 Jun 2023
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Previous to The Flash, Muschietti directed each elements of the current big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s It. He additionally directed the horror movie Mama in 2013. However The Flash not solely provides him some DC credibility — it provides him plenty of apply directing Batmen. Which might seemingly serve him properly right here.

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