Batgirl back on at Warner Bros. with Bumblebee writer It’s been two months since Joss Whedon resigned from his scriptwriting duties on Warner Bros. and DC Films’ Batgirl movie, and while initial word was that the company was putting the project on the backburner, it seems they’ve switched gears and brought some much-needed female perspective to the project. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Christina Hodson (Shut In, Unforgettable) will pen a new script involving the costumed adventures of Barbara Gordon, having previously worked with the character in a Birds of Prey script she signed on to write for Warners in November of 2016. Hodson also wrote the screenplay for this December’s Transformers spin-off Bumblebee. Whedon previously made a statement saying, “It took me months to realize I really didn’t have a story.” While his initial take was said to draw inspiration from writer Gail Simone’s New 52 run on the character, … [Read more...] about Batgirl Back on at Warner Bros. with Bumblebee Writer
Batgirl movie may have lost Joss Whedon, but the project is still moving forward with a new writer. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has hired Christina Hodson to pen the script for the movie, which was said to be based on The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl! story arc from DC Comics at the time Whedon was still on board. Whedon was originally set to write, direct and produce the project, but left after a failed attempt to crack the story. Also read: Joe Manganiello Confirms ‘Deathstroke’ Film Still In The Works Written and drawn by legendary comic creators Gardner Fox and Carmine Infantino, The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl! tells the classic origin story of Barbara Gordona: She’s a librarian and the daughter of Commissioner James Gordon, and dons the Batgirl costume to help Batman and Robin in their battle with the villainous Killer Moth. It’s unclear if Hodson’s new script will be adapting the same … [Read more...] about Warner Bros. & DC’s ‘Batgirl’ Movie Gets A New Writer
5 minutes ago IO Interactive and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced that the two companies have teamed up for a special retail release of Hitman: Definitive Edition, which will be published for the Xbox One and for the PlayStation 4 by Warner Bros. After IO parted ways with Square Enix last year, both IO and Warner Bros. made a recent announcement via a press release, where IO Interactive's CEO stated that the studio was glad to be partnered with Warner Bros., because it meant that IO could focus on working on games instead of handling the logistics of publishing a retail version of the Hitman: Definitive Edition. Warner Bros. noted that it was privileged to publish the definitive edition of the game for the Xbox One and PS4 starting next month on May15th, 2018. Not only will the game launch physically at participating retailers across the nation, IO also noted that the game will be available with support for the PlayStation 4 Pro and the Xbox One X. We don't … [Read more...] about Hitman: Definitive Edition Will Be Published By Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. executive launches new production company at studio Sue Kroll, who has been labelled by many as one of the most prolific studio executives in Hollywood, has just announced that she will be trying her hand at running a production company with the announcement of the launch of her new venture Kroll & Co. Entertainment. Kroll, who is the former president of Warner Bros. Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, will be launching her company through the major Hollywood studio lot in Burbank. Kroll is currently working on a number of film projects with big-name directors and actors, including Ridley Scott, Mark Wahlberg and Sandra Bullock. Through her marketing work for the studio, Warner Bros. has reaped many award and monetary benefits, including the Oscar for Best Picture for Argo and Happy Feet, as well as nominations for box office hits including The Dark Knight, Dunkirk and Mad Max: Fury Road. Some of her upcoming productions include the … [Read more...] about Warner Bros. Executive Launches New Production Company
Nemesis. Kroll is set to produce the film with Ridley Scott. The Icon Comics comic book created by Millar followed the villainous billionaire Matt Anderson out to avenge his parents, who were also villains. The project was previously set up at 20th Century Fox with Joe Carnahan attached to direct but jumped ship to Warner Bros. in 2015. Also read: Joaquin Phoenix Has ‘No Idea’ If He’s Playing The Joker Kroll released an official statement on the matter, expressing her excitement to launch her own banner: “My passion for film and television and for telling great stories is not only the cornerstone of my wonderful career, but has also been a huge part of my life since I was a young girl enthralled by the moving image. I am excited to be collaborating in this new capacity with amazing, visionary filmmakers, many of whom I have known and worked with, and to also champion new and unique voices. This is just the beginning and I am thrilled about … [Read more...] about Former Warner Bros. Exec Sue Kroll Producing Mark Millar’s ‘Nemesis’