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.
DC Animated show ‘Harley Quinn’ has been renewed for a third season on HBO Max. The series was previously on the now discontinued DC Universe. The news comes as Warner Bros officially announced Friday that DC Universe will no longer be home to scripted original series and will instead transition to solely a comic book subscription service called DC Universe Infinite.
Robert Pattinson has been cleared to return to filming ‘The Batman’ again after his positive COVID-19 test brought production on the comic book movie to a standstill. The studio has never confirmed the identity of the person with the positive test and did not reveal any information about Pattinson’s condition or if anyone else on the production tested positive. Representatives for Pattinson also never acknowledged that he had contracted the virus, though Variety confirmed an initial report in Vanity Fair that the actor had COVID-19.
DC Universe Live-Action show ‘Doom Patrol’ has been renewed for a third season. The announcement was made as part of a panel for the DC FanDome virtual fan event.
The panel featured a discussion about the show with executive producers Jeremy Carver and Chris Dingess, co-executive producer Tamara Becher-Wilkinson, and series stars Matt Bomer, Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby, Joivan Wade, Timothy Dalton, Karen Obilom, Abigail Shapiro, Riley Shanahan and Matthew Zuk.
Leading figures in the U.K. film production sector told Variety Friday that they continue to have absolute faith in the measures being taken to keep cast and crew safe from COVID-19 on British sets. Production on “The Batman” has reportedly resumed at Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, U.K., albeit without star Robert Pattinson’s presence, according to the Daily Mail. On Thursday, Pattinson was diagnosed with COVID-19 and has to self-isolate for 14 days. Warner Bros.’ had reportedly suspended filming in the United Kingdom after star Robert Pattinson tested positive for COVID-19.
Warner Bros.’ The Batman has suspended filming in the United Kingdom after star Robert Pattinson tested positive for COVID-19.
In this current climate of constant changes, with release schedules for movies being postponed by studios everywhere, Warner Bros. has shaken up their release calendar for many of its upcoming films — including The Batman.
Twin brothers Max and Charlie Carver of Teen Wolf fame have seemingly joined the cast of Matt Reeves‘ The Batman.
According to The A.V. Club & IMDB , the Carver twins have joined the DC film in undisclosed roles. That said, one can assume the duo was cast to either play a pair of twins from DC canon, of which there are several, or original characters created for the movie.