Ahead of Comic Con later this week, Warner Bros. Pictures has teased their presentation on Saturday with a “LEGO Batman Movie” 15-second clip which you can see below. The Caped Crusader, both in his LEGO and likely his live-action Ben Affleck form, will take over Hall H that morning. “The LEGO Batman Movie” is slated to open in February.
Meanwhile a new rumor has popped up about the Affleck-directed solo “Batman” film currently in development. Reports initially indicated the “Under the Hood” storyline was being adapted, then ditched in favor of something more ambitious.
Batman-On-Film has caught wind of what that more ambitious idea might be – the rumor being that the film will primarily take place within the walls of Arkham Asylum with Batman locked in, but it will be an original story and NOT a direct adaptation of the acclaimed “Batman: Arkham Asylum” comic.
This has numerous benefits from helping to keep costs down and allowing multiple members of Batman’s rogues gallery to appear. Something like this has been done before too such as the “Batman: The Animated Series” episode “Trial”.
Affleck and Geoff Johns are penning the script for the film which has yet to set a release date. Finally, the Honest Trailers gang have turned their attention towards Zack Snyder’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and the results are as eviscerating as you’d expect: