After writer/director Joss Whedon departed the Batgirl movie, citing his inability to “crack the story,” many fans wondered what that meant for the future of the film — and if the film even had a future now at all. Well, it seems Warner Brothers is showing their determination to continue with a Batgirl movie, as it is being reported in Deadline that the upcoming Transformers spinoff Bumblebee movie’s screenwriter Christina Hodson is now working on the screenplay for the film. This movie would still star the most famous iteration of Batgirl, a.k.a. Barbara Gordon. No director is attached yet, but fully expect a female director to take the helm as well when the time comes.
Warner Bros and DC Entertainment have been trying to get their act together after the disappointment of Justice League, but the massive success of Wonder Woman proves that when the right creative team comes together, magic can still happen. And truthfully, aside from Captain Marvel and Wonder Woman 2, it’s not long there’s a ton of other female led superhero movies announced as coming. Now is the exact right time for Batgirl to make her big screen debut.
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