Opening Night Gala Presentation And World Premiere Of "Gone Girl" -Arrivals - 52nd New York Film FestivalWarner Bros. may have found an Oscar-winning director to helm a "Batman" movie — and it's the same guy wearing the cape!

The latest rumor from Latino Review claims that Ben Affleck won't just play Batman, he'll also direct himself in a standalone movie titled "The Batman" slated for November 2018. The actor will make his debut as the character in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" next March, then reprise the role in a cameo in "Suicide Squad" in August 2016. He's also set to be a big part of "Justice League: Part One" in November 2017.

But with "Justice League: Part Two" scheduled for 2019, that does leave room for a potential "Batman" standalone movie. When Affleck was cast as the iconic caped crusader, everyone speculated that Warner Bros. wanted him to direct — possibly one of the "Justice League" films.

Also making this rumor even more viable is the fact that the studio hired "Argo" writer Chris Terrio to pen both "Justice League" movies. He could be brought on board to write "The Batman."

As with all rumors, take this one with a heaping tablespoon of salt. But

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