Ben Affleck not interested in directing for James Gunn’s DC Universe 

Affleck discusses upcoming appearance as Batman in The Flash 

Affleck’s portrayal of Batman criticized in Batman v Superman 

Affleck’s interpretation of Batman appreciated after release of Justice League and Zack Snyder’s Justice League 

New actor expected to take on role of Batman with appointment of Gunn and Safran as co-heads of DC Studios 

Speculation arises after Gunn’s comments that Affleck could potentially direct a DC movie 

Affleck was slated to direct “The Batman” before Matt Reeves took over the project 

Affleck expresses no interest in directing another DC movie in the future 

Affleck to bid farewell to Batman in The Flash alongside Michael Keaton’s iteration of the character 

The Flash set to be released on June 23, 2023, marking Affleck’s final appearance as Batman