According to Variety, Warner Bros. is in negotiations with John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein to direct Flashpoint, which will be the first standalone adventure for Ezra Miller’s version of The Flash.
Interestingly, Variety also reports that Warner Bros. initially asked Ben Affleck to direct, but he passed on the project for unknown reasons.
Having penned last year’s massively successful Spider-Man: Homecoming, it’s clear that the duo is well educated in comic-book movies, but they also have a knack for comedy. Daley and Goldstein previously directed Vacation and more recently helmed the Jason Bateman starring Game Night, which will land in theatres later this year.
This news comes just weeks after Warner Bros. announced Walter Hamada as the new head of DC Films.