‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Director Patty Jenkins Teases Ryan Murphy Over ‘AHS’ Title

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Wonder Woman 1984′s Patty Jenkins and American Horror Story: 1984‘s Ryan Murphy recently joked about the two projects’ identical subtitle.

The year 1984 was not particularly monumental and yet, the impact it has had since George Orwell’s iconic dystopian novel has led countless directors, writers, and influencers to use it in their content. The same can be said for both Wonder Woman 1984‘s director and writer, Patty Jenkins, as well as American Horror Story‘s creator Ryan Murphy, which both used the year in their latest releases’ titles.

Although the two projects have practically nothing in common, Patty Jenkins found American Horror Story‘s title release announcement by Ryan Murphy humorous considering her own title for the latest Wonder Woman film. As such, she decided to poke fun at American Horror Story‘s director Ryan Murphy via Twitter. Soon after Patty Jenkins’ message, Ryan Murphy responded with his hilarious twist on the Wonder Woman 1984 director’s tease. Check out the hilarious exchange in the post below!

With both American Horror Story and Wonder Woman 1984 coming out within months of one another, the question is which will do this infamous year justice and which will accept second place in this comical rivalry?

We’ll be sure to keep you updated on Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 1984 and Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story 1984 as soon as more information becomes available. Do you think Patty Jenkins or Ryan Murphy will reign supreme? Which one of these releases are you more excited about? Let us know in the comments below!

Directed by Patty Jenkins from a script she co-wrote with David Callaham and a treatment she developed with Geoff Johns, Wonder Woman 1984 stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wigg, Pedro Pascal, Natasha Rothwell, Ravi Patel, Gabriella Wilde, Connie Nielson, and Robin Wright.

Wonder Woman 1984 will be released in theaters on June 5, 2020.

Directed by Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story: 1984 stars Gus Kenworthy and Sarah Paulson with a series of other cast members yet to be confirmed.

American Horror Story: 1984 will begin airing in early to mid-September of 2019.

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Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

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Batman Ben Affleck Matt ReevesBen Affleck is officially out as Batman and it's a pretty sad day.

Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he's no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.

Three years have quickly sped by and we're officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves' The Batman and now everyone's attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that's around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.

In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.

Michael Fassbender

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Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.

Ben Barnes

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Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.

Ryan Gosling

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I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.

Jon Hamm

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Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.

Armie Hammer

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Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.

Richard Madden

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Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.

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