Warner Bros.'s 'Justice Leage' Movie Back on Track With New Scribe
While Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel are still enjoying their walloping success on "The Avengers", Warner Bros. Pictures and DC are silently planning their own all-star superhero movie "Justice League". Warners has moved forward to revive the long-gestating project by tapping a new screenwriter.
According to Variety, WB has hired "Gangster Squad" scribe Will Beall to provide the script for the DC Comics superhero ensemble movie. The studio has yet to comment on the top secret recruitment, which was said to have been done even when "The Avengers" was still in the production stage.
Warners has been developing the DC superhero movie since several years ago. At first, the studio chose George Miller as the director with Kieran and Michele Mulroney penning the script. The initial plan was to tap Adam Brody as the Flash, Megan Gale as Wonder Woman, and then-newcomer Armie Hammer as Batman. Back in 2008, the studio announced that the project was shut down due to budgetary issue.
As for screenwriter Will Beall, he has been teaming up with Warners in several feature films. He's currently writing the studio's "Lethal Weapon 5" as well as "Logan's Run" remake.
More Justice League News
- Kylie Jenner Teases Her Secret Project in Seductive Instagram Photos
- 'Game of Thrones' Season 8 Could Have More Than Six Episodes
- Alec Baldwin, Mark Ruffalo and Michael Moore Stage a Star-Studded Anti-Trump Protest in NYC
- 'Good Behavior' Gets Season 2 Renewal
- Hailee Steinfeld Confirms Her Return for 'Pitch Perfect 3'
- Jenna Dewan Having 'Big Fight' With Channing Tatum Over Her Nude Photo
- Katy Perry Goes Blonde as She Throws Surprise Birthday Bash for Orlando Bloom
- Ariana Grande Flaunts Her Slender Body in Pics to Tease Her Upcoming Tour