So, Apparently Ben Affleck Won’t Direct The Justice League Movie But He Will Take A Meeting About It. Seriously?

Deadline‘s report on Ben Affleck‘s involvement with Warner Bros. Justice League film is less a piece of reportage than a bit of flag waving.

The gist is this: they say that they didn’t scoop Variety on the big Justice League story “days ago” because Ben Affleck’s people have already told them we won’t take the gig.

“Several sources” have apparently said to Deadline that Affleck might take a meeting with the studio about the film, but he certainly won’t direct it.

Which is to say, Deadline are saying that Affleck’s people are saying that he’s about to waste both his and the studio’s time on a meeting about a film he certainly isn’t going to direct.

Assuming that this can be believe, I can only read it as playing hard to get by Affleck and team, if filtered through a bit of Variety-trashing by Nikki Finke and Deadline.

Which probably goes some way to convincing me Affleck might actually be wanting the gig.

I don’t know. This silliness has got me second guessing my second guesses now.

force friday

Imperial Dispatch: More Force Friday Images, Vader Street in Iceland

55d8e69d97880.image

Bruce Banner Recreates Hulk, As Wheelchair Cosplay

Could Star Wars Become The Third Biggest Publisher In Comic Book Stores?

The First Trailer For The Shannara Chronicles

Diversity An Important Issue For Marvel’s New College Comic Starbrand And Nightmask

2015_08_31_WeeklyShonenJump_Debut_PR_banner

VIZ Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump Debuts On ComiXology And Amazon

Murray

Bill Murray Talks New Ghostbusters Cameo

Lying In The Gutters – 31st August 2015 – All Your Batgirling Are Belong To Us

Steig Larsson’s The Girl Who Came Back As Fan Fiction – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

arrowCoast

Coast City Production Art For Arrow Season 4 Has A Familiar Ring To It