Ben Affleck to Star in and Direct Solo Batman Film
His personal life may be in a bit of turmoil, but Ben Affleck's professional life continues to go from strength to strength.
Following his turn as the caped crusader in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Affleck will star in, direct and co-write a new Batman film with DC Comics.
Affleck pictured on the set ofBatman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Deadline reports that the Argo actor and director will pair up with DC Comics' chief creative officer Geoff Johns to co-write a script for the standalone film.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which also stars Henry Cavill, will land in cinemas in March 2016.
Affleck pictured with co-star Henry Cavill
The news comes one week after Ben and his wife Jennifer Garner announced that they were separating, after ten years of marriage.