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.
With Martin Scorsese producing a title that ventures from the current arc, Reeves has explained that his movie will do likewise.
Going behind the scenes with his Warner Brothers negotiations, the filmmaker outlined that the DC installment will be of his own making.
Although the filmmaker is ready to make The Batman, he expressed interest in a return to continue the story prior to the original.
Setting an ambitious personal objective to follow in the footsteps of Christopher Nolan, the director clarified that his target might not become reality.
Drawing parallels to his latest blockbuster War for the Planet of the Apes, the filmmaker will quickly transition to the Ben Affleck blockbuster.
As Matt Reeves immersed himself in the War for the Planet of the Apes, he believes there are a lot of comparable features to both protagonists.
With the battle brewing behind the scenes from DC Comics, Warner Brothers and the potential list of directors, we now have a better idea why candidates walked away.
Warner Bros offered the director the job two weeks ago and, amongst stipulation that negotiations had failed, the hiring of Reeves is now full go.