New Batman Film, Courageous and the Daring, Nabs Flash Director

He’s directed a film with multiple Batmen in it so certainly he can deal with only one. That’s what Warner Bros. thinks, not less than, because it simply signed up Andy Muschietti, director of The Flash, to helm one of the biggest movies of its upcoming DC slate, The Courageous and the Daring that includes Batman and Robin.

“We noticed The Flash even earlier than taking the reins at DC Studios, and knew we had been within the fingers of not solely a visionary director however an enormous DC fan,” DC presidents James Gunn and Peter Safran advised Variety, which confirmed information that had previously been rumored. “It’s an impressive movie—humorous, emotional, thrilling—and Andy’s affinity and fervour for these characters and this world simply resonates by way of 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 mentioned sure. Barbara [Muschietti] signed on to supply with us and we had been on our method. They’re a unprecedented staff, and we couldn’t have higher or extra inspiring companions as we embark on this thrilling new journey within the DCU.”

Beforehand, Gunn and Safran had this to say concerning the subsequent Batman movie, which is able to forged a brand new Caped Crusader and Boy Surprise. “This is the story of Damian Wayne,” Gunn mentioned. “Batman’s precise son who we didn’t know existed for the primary eight to 10 years of his life. He was raised as a bit of assassin, an murderer. He’s a bit of son of a bitch. He’s my favourite Robin. It’s based on the Grant Morrison comic book run, which is one in every of my favourite Batman runs.”

For the time being, the movie doesn’t but have a screenwriter hooked up, so there isn’t a script. Meaning there’s an excellent probability within the 4, 5, six years this might take to make the large display screen, a brand new director might, finally, find yourself on the helm. However for now, it’s Muschietti.


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