Fairness Rocks News Why Warner Bros. Killed ‘Batgirl’: Inside the Decision Not to Release the DC Movie


Fairness Rocks News Why Warner Bros. Killed ‘Batgirl’: Inside the Decision Not to Release the DC Movie

Home Industry News Why Warner Bros. Killed ‘Batgirl’: Inside the Decision Not to Release the DC Movie

Author: Adam B. Vary and Brent Lang

Date: August 2, 2022

Original Source: Variety

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Why Warner Bros. Killed ‘Batgirl’: Inside the Decision Not to Release the DC Movie

The death of “Batgirl” on Tuesday sent immediate shockwaves through Hollywood. The film — with a $75 million budget that grew to $90 million due to COVID-related overages — had finished shooting months ago and was in test screenings as directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah (“Bad Boys for Life,” “Ms. Marvel”) worked through the post-production process. Star Leslie Grace (“In the Heights”) had given multiple interviews expressing her enthusiasm for landing the title role and working with co-stars Michael Keaton (as Batman), J.K. Simmons (as her character’s father, Commissioner Gordon) and Brendan Fraser (as the villain, Firefly).

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