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While the union of the Justice League only just happened on the big screen for the first time last month, their darker, fantasy counterparts from Justice League Dark have been in development for years. The project has gone through several directors, including Guillermo del Toro a little while back and most recently Edge of Tomorrow helmer Doug Liman, but it’s currently without a director as a new script from Housebound scribe Gerard Johnstone is being written right now. However, as we wait to see what happens with the DC Comics property, we can imagine what it might have been like if another filmmaker ended up getting hired for the job.
Joseph Kahn is best known for directing music videos for the likes of Taylor Swift, Eminem, Katy Perry and Britney Spears. More recently he directed the acclaimed rap battle indie film Bodied, but at one point, Kahn was in the running to director Justice League Dark, and he recently revealed some of the concept art that was part of his pitch.
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Posted on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 by Jacob Hall
What do Maleficent 2 and Justice League Dark have in common beyond an interest in the fantastical and supernatural? Well, they both just reminded us of their very existence because their respective studios have hired new writers to tackle their screenplays. Someday, these movies could exist. Maybe!
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Last week, DC Comics fans were given a bit of bad news as it was reported that director Doug Liman became yet another filmmaker to walk away from the adaptation of the long-gestating Justice League Dark. Since Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Entertainment don’t want to waste any time getting this movie together as part of their growing DC Extended Universe, they’re already on the hunt for a filmmaker to replace him, and there are a few options on the table.
Not long after news of Doug Liman dropping the position of Justice League Dark director, we learned that Stephen King’s It remake director Andy Muschietti was on the studio’s list to possible replace him, and now another surprising candidate has just surfaced as well. Read More »
Update: THR’s Borys Kit says that IT director Andy Muschietti is on the studio’s list to replace Liman. The original story follows below.
Justice League Dark has lost another high-caliber filmmaker. Liman, who also dropped out of 20th Century Fox’s Gambit, is following in Guillermo del Toro‘s footsteps and moving on from the DCEU film. Another project of his, Chaos Walking, got the green light, so a scheduling conflict arose.
Below, learn more about Liman’s vision for Justice League Dark and what’s next for him.
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