Justice League Dark And Batgirl Likely To Go Into Production Next

By Anshul Hardikar | 1 year ago
Justice League Dark And Batgirl Likely To Go Into Production Next
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DCEU has planned to release a series of movies based on their vast characters. The latest update is now revealing that post-Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Justice League, the studio has decided, which movies they will be tackling next.

Going by the update it looks like the studio is willing to take risks and is backing lesser-known projects.

Justice League Dark & Batgirl in production?

Comicbook.com reported that DCEU’s next course of action seems to be getting clearer. According to the outlet, the cinematic universe is pushing Justice League Dark and Batgirl into production.

Batgirl going into production next is more likely possible following the success of Wonder Woman 

However, Justice League Dark remains doubtful as it needs a new director.

Everything to know about Justice League Dark

DC’s Justice League Dark will tackle DC’s dark side. Unlike the popular superhero team Justice League, this one deals with more specific threats that are more supernatural in nature.

The team consists of John Constantine, Zatanna, Deadman, Etrigan the Demon and Swamp Thing.

Back in 2013, Guillermo Del Toro announced an adaptation. However, after having submitted a script, he had to leave the project.  Doug Liman was then brought aboard but shortly left as well.

Casting for the lead team has still not taken place but fans have been creating a list of actors they would want to see in these roles. Additionally Justice League Dark has a working title of Dark Universe, which itself landed in a bit of controversy.

Universal has named their monsters cinematic universe Dark Universe and it is the same name that DC wants to use for Justice League Dark. Warner Bros. was considering filing a lawsuit.

As of now WB/DC is trying to find a new director for the movie.

Everything to know about Batgirl

Batgirl, on the other hand, was announced just recently. Back in March this year, reports confirmed that Avengers: Age of Ultron director Joss Whedon is making this movie and has started writing a script.

It will focus on Barbara Gordon and will look into going deep in the Batman-verse by focusing on his associates. The movie will reportedly be based on Gail Simone’s New 52 Batgirl comic book.

No actor has been cast yet for the role but Whedon expressed that he would like to work with anyone who is willing to go the distance with him.

Other movies lined up

Currently, Aquaman is filming for a 2018 release. Wonder Woman is running in theaters and Justice League is scheduled to release next.

Other than these movies WB/DC has planned movies like The Flash, Green Lantern Corps, Man of Steel 2, The Batman, Justice League 2, Suicide Squad 2, Gotham City Sirens, Shazam, Black Adam, Nightwing, Cyborg amongst others.


No official details on the plot of Justice League Dark or Batgirl are available yet. But if they are going into production next then the first thing the studio will have to do would be to cast the lead actors for these movies.

Colin Farrell is a frontrunner for the role of John Constantine in Justice League Dark and Emma Stone is the preferred choice for the role of Batgirl in Batgirl. 

Release date

Both the movies do not have a confirmed release date yet.


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About the author

Anshul studied Journalism and Broadcasting before venturing out in Online Media. He likes to read, write and travel when he is not working. He has been a full-time writer for MNG since May 2015.