when new Capital Co-chairs and CEOs James Gunn And Peter Safran took their new jobs Last fall, there were a lot of enthusiasts in town with their snappy decisions.
That included ax Patty Jenkins Wonder Woman 3And future stop Black Adam by Dwayne Johnson, w Subtract Henry Cavill their new ones Superman’s legacy Movie After Actor (with Warner Bros.) announced his return on social media such as Man of Steel and featured in Black Adam.
Rumors quickly spread that Gunn and Safran were intent on destroying the former DC Snyderverse, which included recasting the actors who portrayed the comic book’s biggest superheroes, i.e. Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Shazam (Zachary Levi) and more.
In putting out that fire, Safran said Monday that the door remains open to doing more with these actors in their DC roles.
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“There are no reasons why all the people you mentioned, they can’t be part of the data controller, we haven’t decided what story we want to tell that involves Shazam or Aquaman,” Safran said.
While Ben Affleck’s Batman is expected to appear in the future flash Film June 16, Safran and Jan have already made it clear that they are looking for an Oscar winner argo director to direct.
as far as Robert Patterson As Batman goes, he won’t be starring The new DC Universe Batman & Robin movie Brave and daring Where Jan and Safran will want a fresh face to that thrilling tale of the Dark Knight and the predatory son he never knew about, Damien Wayne. Pattison will go on to play Batman in the Matt Reeves sequel, Batman II which is currently being written.
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While Jan and Safran were very optimistic Sparkle, And we see the movie as a turning point for the next phase of DC, Still to be determined Whether Ezra Miller continues to wear the red dress is fast.
Safran said, “Ezra is fully committed to their recovery. We fully support that journey they’re on right now.”
“When the time comes, when they feel ready to have the discussion, we’ll all figure out the best way forward,” the DC co-chair added. “But for now, they are fully focused on their recovery.”
Asked again about Cavill’s stance, Gunn exclaimed, “We didn’t fire Henry. Henry was never cast. He was in a cameo, and that was the end of his story.”
“A lot of people made assumptions that weren’t true, but for me, it’s about who I want to play Superman and who the filmmakers want to cast,” Gunn said.
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reference to the owner Superman’s legacy The movie, Gunn continued, “For me, for this story, he’s not Henry. I love Henry. He’s a great guy. I think he’s been manipulated by a lot of people, including past regimes of this company. But this Superman isn’t Henry for a number of the reasons “.
In terms of working with some already established DC filmmakers, the duo is still in talks with flash director Andy Muschietti, and are currently working with James Wan to finalize Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom To launch it at Christmas.
Regarding DC’s future with Momoa,” Jason always opined Aquaman Safran said.
There was also buzz that Momoa would be taking on DC’s role in Lobo.
Gunn confirmed Monday, “I will say we’re not going to have an actor playing two different roles.”
Another general rule going forward for casting in the new DCU: Whatever character the actor plays in a TV series, they’ll play on the big screen.