Matt Reeve’s The Batman has it’s release date : June 25, 2021 and the franchise is parting ways with Ben Affleck.
Matt Reeves is writing and directing the new Batman film centering around a younger version of the character. Deadline released the news yesterday and the report stated ; “Affleck worked hard on The Batman story, but knew he wasn’t the right one for this particular version. A search is underway for a new Dark Knight.”
DC is claiming summer 2021, with the release of two other films that very summer. Preemptively getting ahead of any Marvel news that may come after Avengers : Endgame and with the great success that was Aquaman, their timing is perfect.