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Joss Whedon Replaced With ‘Bumblebee’ Screenwriter for ‘Batgirl’

Screenwriter Christina Hodson has taken over to write a new script for DC’s “Batgirl” film, following the announcement that Joss Whedon is no longer attached to the project, Variety has learned.This will mark Hodson’s return to the DC Extended Universe after writing for The WB series “Birds of Prey.” Hodson previously wrote the screenplay for […]

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‘Wonder Woman 2’: Kristen Wiig May Play The Main Villain

The DC Extended Universe has faced enormous challenges and been rife with problems. “Justice League” its most recent flagship film was a massive disappointment and Joss Whedon recently dropped out of directing “Batgirl,” which has slunk back into development But Warner Bros. still has “Wonder Woman,” the crown jewel in the entire franchise thus far. […]

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Why a Female Director Can Give Us the ‘Batgirl’ We Deserve

The announcement that Joss Whedon is stepping down as writer and director of the “Batgirl” film that’s currently in pre-production at Warner Bros. arrives as good news, even if you’re not one of those people (like me) who thinks that Whedon, as a creator of comic-book cinema, has shown more energy than poetry (especially in […]

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Daily Podcast: McU Phase 3 Timeline Explained, Whedon Leaves Batgirl, Star Wars TV Show, & More

On the February 22, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest news, including Joss Whedon’s exit from the Batgirl movie, a new Star Wars tv series, Solo: A Star Wars Story praise, James […]

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Joss Whedon Exits ‘Batgirl’ Movie (Exclusive)

Joss Whedon is saying goodbye to DC Entertainment heroine Batgirl.Whedon, the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer among other pop culture touchstones, is exiting the Warner Bros. feature project which he was writing and slated to direct.“Batgirl is such an exciting project, and Warners/DC such collaborative and supportive partners, that it took me months to […]

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