Matthew George Reeves (born April 27, 1966) is an American screenwriter, director, and producer.
Reeves began his career as a screenwriter for the films Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) and The Pallbearer (1996), the latter of which marked his feature-length directorial debut. He then transitioned into television as a director and co-creator of the drama series Felicity (1998–2002), alongside J.J. Abrams. Reeves has since gone on to direct the found-footage horror film Cloverfield (2008), the romantic horror film Let Me In (2010), and the critically acclaimed science fiction sequels Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017). In February 2017, Warner Bros. announced that Reeves will write and direct the superhero film The Batman, which is set in the DC Extended Universe.