During the DC Fandome event the trailer for the new DC/Warner Bros film from director Matt Reeves ‘The Batman’ was released starring Robert Pattison in his first appearance as the caped crusader Batman/Bruce Wayne.
The Batgirl film has been in development for several years, with Joss Whedon signing a deal to write and direct in 2017, and dropping out a year later. Batgirl does not have a release date, but Warners has previously indicated it will likely bow on HBO Max in 2023. We now have more details in this featurette released during DC FanDome. A quick spotlight was shown with star Leslie Grace, directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, and writer Christina Hodson.
David Ayer has posted an emotional letter on Twitter that praises James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad and revealed information about his director’s cut of the polarising 2016 film Suicide Squad.
J. K. Simmons, the Oscar-winning actor is in negotiations to reprise the role of classic Batman character Commissioner James Gordon in Batgirl, Warner Bros.’ feature for HBO Max.
Leslie Grace, the actor, known for her breakout role in In the Heights, is joining the DC Universe as Barbara Gordon, AKA Batgirl.
Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are directing Batgirl, from a script by Christina Hodson, the DC mainstay behind Birds of Prey and the upcoming The Flash. Kristin Burr is producing.
Andy Muschietti (IT, IT: Chapter Two) who is directing ‘The Flash’ for DC/Warner Bros has teased the return of actor Michael Keaton as Batman/Bruce Wayne in a new instagram post showing a close-up image of the 1989-style Batman suit… with a bloody new makeover.
Michael Keaton has been confirmed to reprise his role as Batman in The Flash, almost 30 years after he last played the role.
WarnerMedia Studios CEO Ann Sarnoff says that the release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League will complete the director’s superhero trilogy, reinforcing the studio’s desire to move past the social media campaign to hand back control of the DC film universe to the filmmaker.