Joss Whedon steps down from Batgirl film


But if not her, there are many female directors that Warner Bros could hire. Zack Snyder was, according to reports, fired from the project after Warner Bros honchos did not like his cut, and Whedon was brought in. Related News
Top 5 TV shows you are not watching but shouldDC’s Shazam goes on floors, reveals synopsisDC’s Shazam gets confirmed release dateJoss Whedon is no longer directing Batgirl. This is where Marvel and Disney lag. Whedon is good, but he is too fond of tried and tested formulae. Picture Group President] Toby [Emmerich] and everyone who was so welcoming when I arrived, and so understanding when I… uh, is there a sexier word for ‘failed’?”
DC already has a strong female character with its own standalone film, Wonder Woman. This may or may not be good news for DC Extended Universe, that is already floundering due to the failure of Justice League. And that is why Captain Marvel is getting her own movie after her introduction in Avengers 4. It is anybody’s guess that whether Snyder’s film was better or worse than the mess that was dished out to the theatres by WB and DC. For better or worse, Whedon is out of Batgirl project, and the reason he gave was strange. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Whedon said, “Batgirl is such an exciting project, and Warners/DC such collaborative and supportive partners, that it took me months to realize I really didn’t have a story. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd I’m grateful to [DC president] Geoff [Johns] and [Warner Bros. Black Widow deserves a fresh, and dare I say, a female director. Patty Jenkins will not be a bad choice. Many DC fans believe that Justice League was a debacle because of Joss Whedon’s involvement in the film. That is why you hear about a Black Widow movie every now and then. This is actually a great opportunity for the studio to bounce back. 2018-02-23T17:56:18+00:00″>
Published: February 23, 2018 5:56 pm

Joss Whedon is no longer associated with Batgirl.