Warner Bros. wants Ben Affleck to direct ‘Justice League’, reports Variety [Update]

Variety reports that Ben Affleck will be meeting with Warner Bros. executives in the next few days to talk about directing the upcoming Justice League movie. Back it June it was reported that the script was being worked on by Will Beall, and so far Affleck is the only director who has been given the chance to read it. With Christopher Nolan walking away from Batman it seems like Warner Bros. is eager to get the ball rolling with a Justice League movie. Stay tuned to Batman-News.com for all the latest, I’ll be giving it the same great coverage you’ve come to expect.

Update 08/09/12: Variety rival, Deadline, is reporting that Affleck is likely to turn down the Warner Bros. offer.

SOURCE: Variety