BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN May Be Delayed, But Production Will Reportedly Still Chug Along

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affleck batman banner 2A rather surprising report has just hit this evening regarding Batman vs. Superman. And unlike the news over the past few days, this is a good sign. Deadline reports that Fox’s The Middle Man pilot, which was supposed to be directed by Ben Affleck, has hit a big of a snag. Affleck has had to pull out due to Batman vs. Superman scheduling.

According to Deadline, the 1960s Boston crime drama that Affleck is executive producing will possibly have to delay the casting and pilot process if they want to keep the Oscar-winning actor aboard as the director. Affleck had to exit the director’s chair because “of scheduling issues with Zack Snyder’s Batman vs. Superman movie, in which Affleck plays Batman.  While Warner Bros. recently pushed the release date for the movie from 2015 to 2016, word is that production is not being delayed and the main players have been summoned to start work right away.

This would mean that Affleck and Cavill will be mixing it up in the front of the camera as originally scheduled. This means the delay will give the film a massive amount of time to get everything in order. The 10-month delay was said to be the result of the filmmakers needing more time to fully realize their vision, and if this report proves to be true they get A LOT of time. That also means we still could be getting our first look at Affleck in costume in the very near future if the production is still chugging along. Justice League filming right after Batman vs. Superman sounds a little less crazy now, but it’s way to early to think about that. This news definitely leaves us with a lot of things to ponder though. You can read about The Middle Man if you’re so inclined by clicking the source link below. What do you think?

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Source : Deadline