Followers like to think about illustrious administrators taking the helm of superhero films; What if Martin Scorsese directed Joker? What if Stanley Kubrick directed Plastic Man? What if Ingmar Bergman directed Dazzler? And so forth. After Ben Affleck exited The Batman, it was rumoured that Denis Villenueve was one of many administrators that Warner Bros. was contemplating as his substitute. The gig clearly went to Conflict for the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves and Villenueve would go on to helm his adaption of Frank Herbert’s Dune, however is a superhero film one thing Villeneuve is even fascinated about?
Denis Villeneuve has already stated that he’s not the biggest fan of comedian e-book films, however whereas talking with Josh Horowitz on the Happy Sad Confused podcast, Villenueve stated that he’s not less than open to the character of Batman.
Batman can be in all probability the one character that I may relate to. From what I learn, like ‘Arkham Asylum,’ a e-book like that, I bought in touch with once I was an grownup. It’s for me, the character that I may hook up with.
Josh Horowitz additionally requested Denis Villeneuve about these rumours that Warner Bros. was contemplating him to direct The Batman. Villenuve denied that the studio ever approached him, however admits that he could have simply forgotten as he was deeply invested in Dune on the time. So, will Denis Villeneuve ever direct a Batman film? I wouldn’t maintain your breath, however should you nonetheless need to maintain out hope, then Villeneuve has simply given you the smallest kernel potential.
Denis Villeneuve’s Dune will hit theaters and HBO Max on October twenty second, adopted by Matt Reeves’ The Batman on March 4, 2022.