It’s something that has been speculated on and rumored about for some time. Would the signing on of Ben Affleck to play Batman in Warner Brothers’ Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice be a gateway for some of the other notable creative types the actor/director has worked with over the years into the DC Comics shared cinematic universe that the studio is working on building? The answer appears to be a definite “Yes” as Deadline is reporting that the studio is very keen on bringing Affleck’s scripter for Argo, Chris Terrio, on board as the screenwriter for their planned Justice League film.
Turio was the underdog who won an Oscar for his working writing the Affleck-directed Argo, surprising a number of Academy Award prognosticators who were expecting Tony Kushner to take the prize for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln.
Of course, if Warners is indeed looking for a writer for the project, that would definitely lay to rest the rumors that the studio was planning on having the superhero team film go right into production after director Zack Snyder wraps Batman V Superman, which is currently in production.