According to The Hollywood Reporter, the intention to make the film was mentioned during a presentation of upcoming Warner Bros. releases. Recognizing the achievements of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Tsujihara said, “I’m also excited to know that we will be working with Ben Affleck on a stand-alone Batman movie.”
It is currently unknown when the film will be released, but a script reportedly exists. Affleck will next take the cowl in Justice League Part I, directed by Zack Snyder and is expected to continue in the part in the Justice League sequel.
UPDATE: IGN’s Jim Vejvoda reports a Warner Bros. spokesman has confirmed Affleck will direct the picture.