With Ben Affleck looking to make his DC exit gracefully, the Nightcrawler star is said to headline the director's wish list to replace him.
The actor continues to be cautious about his own future in the franchise to intimate that he is still waiting on the response to Justice League.
Enjoying his chemistry with Ezra Miller's Barry Allen in the upcoming blockbuster, Affleck says his portrayal will be a stark departure from BvS.
As Zack Snyder secures the full director's credit for the upcoming blockbuster, the Batman star spoke in glowing terms for the influence the former Marvel man had on production.
Out to promote the ensemble blockbuster Justice League, the Batman star understood why fans were let down by the Zack Snyder installment.
Despite the introduction of Marvel's Joss Whedon to oversee the project, the Batman actor argued that this blockbuster is still very much a product of Zack Snyder.
Darren Aronofsky has been linked to a host of superhero properties before, but the possibility to take on the Man of Steel is an idea that continues to intrigue the filmmaker.
Injecting a bit of fun into the mix with some toys and a cast of badass superheroes, Affleck believes this DCEU addition will be a winner.
Despite a forced change of director midway through production, the action star has given the studio the tick of approval to argue their franchise fortunes are on the rise.
As a new report surfaced to suggest that the actor would be locked down in the role for the next three installments, the theory has been categorically quashed.
Admitting that the acting-directing duties would be stretching his talents, the 44-year old played down news that he would be phased out of the franchise.
As Matt Reeves plots a course for his own trilogy, the 44-year old is said to be phased out of the franchise for good at the conclusion of Justice League.