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Past his spectacular monitor report for making wonderful superhero motion pictures, James Gunn harbors a plethora of different credentials that make him excellent for the co-head of DC Studios job.
Particularly, the truth that he himself can also be a superhero. In spite of everything, you don’t calmly shut down rumors about your properties each different day with out superhuman ranges of persistence, and Gunn has definitely turned Twitter into his private capturing gallery in that division.
Most not too long ago, the DC gaffer took to Twitter to quell a not too long ago rampant rumor concerning the The Batman‘s increasing universe, which exists underneath the Elseworlds banner.
When requested if the rumors a couple of Poison Ivy-centric movie in Matt Reeves’ continuity was true, Gunn gave a quite simple “nope” in response.
Evidently, DC rumors are like hydras; chop off one head, and two extra develop again.
What about @jerslater writing and Matthew Vaughn directing The Authority?
— Lee Tempo must be Batman. (@WayneG1939) April 6, 2023
Are the Animal Man Present or Mr Terrific Leaks True?
— Unk 💫 (@BnUncl) April 6, 2023
Is it true that we are going to see Poison Ivy with Margot’s Harley?
— AJ | 🏳️🌈 (@AjepArts) April 6, 2023
Is the Zatanna undertaking , which was hooked up with Emerald Fennell cancelled or nonetheless in improvement for DCU or any future Zatanna tasks a part of Chapter 1 ? pic.twitter.com/1UDboN6EDO
— Penpal CFC (@penpal_ssm) April 6, 2023
As for the present, non-rumored state of the Reevesverse, which kicked off final 12 months with The Batman, we all know that the inaugural movie’s sequel might be releasing to theaters on October 3, 2025. Furthermore, an eight-episode spin-off starring Colin Farrell’s Penguin, the aptly titled The Penguin, simply started filming final month, and can see an HBO Max launch someday sooner or later.
Reeves has additionally revealed plans for 2 different spinoffs, each of which stay untitled on the time of writing; one being a horror-tinged Arkham Asylum collection, and the opposite a police procedural centering on the Gotham Metropolis Police Division. As of October, Antonio Campos (The Punisher, The Staircase) has been recruited to write down, direct, and government produce the previous, whereas the latter nonetheless stays in improvement.