Brave and the Bold: Andy Muschietti Directing Batman Film After The Flash

Andy Muschietti is officially suiting up to direct a new Batman film, Selection can report exclusively. The movie is one particular of a number of new DC Studios titles mapped out by leaders James Gunn and Peter Safran previously this 12 months.

Muschietti, behind this weekend’s superhero launch “The Flash,” will immediate “Batman: The Courageous and the Daring.” The undertaking is based mostly on the comic series authored by Grant Morrison, who Gunn known as “exceptionally influential” on in the DC Universe in January. The comics visualize a “Bat relatives,” the place Bruce Wayne’s organic son Damian serves as Robin to his dad’s Batman. Muschietti’s sister and imaginative spouse Barbara will deliver the project through their label Double Dream, together with Gunn and Safran.

“We observed ‘The Flash’ even right before taking the reins at DC Studios, and realized we ended up in the fingers of not only a visionary director but a huge DC lover,” Gunn and Safran informed Wide range of Muschietti. “It’s a magnificent movie – humorous, emotional, thrilling – and Andy’s affinity and passion for these people and this planet just resonates through each and every body. So, when it came time to discover a director for ‘The Courageous and the Daring,’ there was seriously only one particular choice. The good news is, Andy explained certainly. Barbara signed on to produce with us and we were on our way. They are an remarkable team, and we could not have much better or much more inspiring companions as we embark on this thrilling new experience in the DCU.”

The project does not now have a screenwriter hooked up. This will mark the to start with live-action movie appearance of Robin given that Chris O’Donnell played the role reverse George Clooney in the 1997 film “Batman and Robin.” This film will exist separately from Robert Pattinson’s “The Batman” films.

Gunn and Safran’s inaugural slate is known as “Gods and Monsters,” and the material spans sequence and standalone films. Supplemental titles contain a earlier introduced Superman element published by Gunn, now officially titled “Superman: Legacy,” a Ponder Lady prequel collection and a Inexperienced Lantern thriller collection. Lesser recognised DC characters, including Booster Gold and Swamp Point, will also be launched. Whilst the DCU exists as a multiverse, these titles will exist in just one singular universe.

Muschietti was the imaginative pressure behind a further blockbuster Warner Bros. Discovery franchise — New Line Cinema’s “It” starring Bill Skarsgard and Jessica Chastain. His breakout minute came in 2013 with the acclaimed horror undertaking “Mama,” also starring Chastain.