Little by little we are learning more details about the sudden cancellation of the movie Batgirl by Warner Bros.
Although it was scheduled to premiere in 2023 on the platform of hbo maxin Warner Bros. have decided to cancel batgirl despite the fact that they had already invested some 90 million dollars.
According to dead linethe film was scrapped by the acquisition of Warner Bros by Discovery. Since they intend to take advantage of a maneuver of “purchase accounting” which allows them not to have to carry past losses on their books. Meanwhile, they try to find $3 billion in what is described as “cost saving synergies”.
The budget of batgirl it went from 70 million to 90 million because of the pandemic. But the cancellation has led to savings of between 15 and 20 million dollars. So they had to understand something that was working very badly if they didn’t go ahead.
What was the movie about?
For now there are not many details of the story, but we are left without seeing the transformation of Barbara Gordon in the superheroine batgirl. For them, the directors Adil El Arbi Y bilall fallah (Bad Boys for Life ), had a cast led by Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon J K Simmons as Commissioner Gordon, Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne/Batman, brendan fraser as Garfield Lynns, Ivory Aquino as Alysia Yeoh. They were also involved Rebecca Front, Jacob Scipio, Corey Johnson, Ben Ashenden, Janis Ahern, Rebecca Yeo, Ed Wade, Ethan Kai, David Cheung, Danielle Lewis, Tashinga Bepete, and James McNeill.
After cancellation of batgirlnow they must explain what happens with the rest of the films of the DCEU What Black Adam, Shazam! 2, Aquaman 2 Y Flash. The latter is the one that most concerns all fans of DC Comicssince the erratic behavior of Ezra Miller is causing a lot of negative news to appear around him. So it should not be ruled out that it will also be canceled. Although for now, we hope to see it on June 23, 2023.