DC movie The Batman given a 2021 release date - The Sauce
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Da Squeeze

DC movie The Batman given a 2021 release date

Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’ has been given a 2021 release date.

The 52-year-old American filmmaker is writing and directing the upcoming DC flick, which was officially announced by Warner Bros to be released on June 25, 2021, and sources have revealed that studio bosses have been ecstatic with Reeves’ drafts so far.

The studio is currently waiting on the final version to cast the role of the Caped Crusader, according to Variety.

Confirmation of the movie’s release date follows the announcement that Ben Affleck is stepping down as Batman.

The 46-year-old actor portrayed Batman and his alter ego Bruce Wayne in 2016’s ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and 2017’s ‘Justice League’ – but has confirmed he won’t be involved in Reeves’ standalone movie, which will focus on a younger version of the comic book legend.

Ben had initially been attached to both star in and direct ‘The Batman’ but opted to step down from his role behind the camera in 2017 as earlier reported by The Sauce.

However, he insisted at the time that giving up directing didn’t mean he wouldn’t be playing the character either. He previously said: “Let me be clear. I’m the luckiest guy. Batman is the coolest f**king part in any universe, DC, Marvel.

“I am so thrilled to do it. I know there’s this misconception that because I’m not directing it, that maybe I wasn’t enthusiastic about it. It’s f**king amazing! I still can’t believe it after two films.”

And at the time, the ‘Argo’ filmmaker vowed to do anything for his replacement director.

He added: “Matt Reeves, doing it, I would be an ape on the ground for Matt Reeves, never mind be Batman. It’s incredible! I’m really blown away and excited. It’s a great time in the DC universe … and you can see why I am so excited to play Batman.”

Meanwhile, Matt recently insisted his take on the franchise wouldn’t be an origin tale.

He said: “Obviously, we’re not doing an origin tale or anything like that. We’re doing a story that is definitively Batman though, and trying to tell a story that’s emotional and yet is really about him being the world’s greatest detective and all the things that, for me, since I was a kid, made me love Batman.”

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Some More Sauce...


Kenyans on Twitter woke up to an explicit video that has since gone viral. In the video, a woman who is known on social...

Da Squeeze

Kenyan beauty Tanasha Donna Oketch recently opened up about her life. The 24 year old former radio presenter, musician and mother of one is...


Ugandan TV journalist Simon Kaggwa Njala’s face has got to be one of the memed faces of 2019.   But how did this Ugandan...

Da Squeeze

Who remembers the time when sex was simple. Well, nowadays there are a lot of weird fetishes that we can’t even keep track of...


The Free Mason society is known to be secretive and very private, but not anymore it may seem. The Freemason society based in Nairobi...

Da Squeeze

Kenya has a robust matatu culture and some people around the world love it. Award winning American singer and dancer Chris Brown yesterday (23.03.20)...

Da Squeeze

Is there a woman making your heart skip a beat? She might be a secret woman of your life.  Most women love, but they...

Da Squeeze

Kenyans on Twitter are not to be messed with, they bring guns to a knife fight. The hard-hitting K.O.T recently got into a Twitter...