But the director remains coy about Ben Affleck’s involvement.
The deal comes just days after the streaming giant picked up the director’s Mowgli from Warner Bros.
Geoff Johns is also out as chief creative officer as DC Films president Walter Hamada shakes up the slate.
Tonal changes and a massive upcoming plot point will completely alter the shape of DC’s film franchises.
Could this be the year Christopher Nolan finally wins Best Director?
A source says plans are apparently in place to “usher out Affleck’s Batman gracefully.”
While originally slated to write, direct, and star, Affleck’s role will now unfold entirely onscreen.
The motion-capture legend breaks down his most complicated role to date.
The finale of the modern Apes trilogy saves some of its bleakest ideas for last.
War for the Planet of the Apes mastermind also sees parallels between Caesar and Bruce Wayne.
The actor has tweeted a cryptic picture of Oswald Cobblepot.
The third installment of the bleak Apes reboot looks especially grim and compelling.