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Joe wants to cross over to the dark side (Pictures: Rex Features; Shuttershock)

Fresh from making Avengers: Endgame with his brother Anthony, Joe Russo has said hed be keen on directing a Batman movie.

Were so on board.

Speaking to, Joe revealed he would choose the caped crusader as his preferred DC superhero to direct because he has fond childhood memories of him: As far as what I collected as a kid, I collected Batman. [That] was one of the DC characters I collected. So it would have to be Batman.

Russo didnt discuss his take on Batman, though judging by his work on Avengers it would be a no-expense spared action bonanza.

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Ben Afflecks hench Batman is no more (Picture: Rex Features)

The future of Batman movies is a little up-in-the-air at the moment, following Ben Afflecks exit as both the director and hero for the next slated movie, aptly titled The Batman.


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Matt Reeves, who is responsible for the recent Planet Of The Apes films and 2008s Cloverfield, is currently at the helm of the new film, though weve still no idea who will play the title role.

Warner Bros has repeatedly pushed back The Batmans release date, which is now expected in 2021. The latest rumoured development claims the script is being reworked and filming wont even start until the beginning of 2020.

The Batman

According to IMDb, the Russos are currently developing Cherry, starring Spiderman himself, Tom Holland.

It follows a former army-medic who turns to drugs when he develops PTSD. In an effort to pay off his rising debt thanks to his addiction, he does what any of us would do and becomes a serial bank robber.

Their next outing (this time as producers), however, will be 21 Bridges starring another Avenger – Black Panthers Chadwick Boseman.

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If we had any say in who gets to be the next director to take on the dark knight, then wed definitely push for the Russos. Avengers: Endgame had the biggest opening weekend ever, pulling in an astonishing $630 million (£481 million).

Sure, the DC world getting the Read More – Source