Warner Bros. is supposedly no longer establishing a Wonder Twins movie for HBO Max.
In February, it was exposed that Warner Bros. was dealing with a Wonder Twins movie for HBO Max with Black Adam‘s Adam Sztykiel on board to compose and direct. Last month, it was then reported that the DC movie would star K.J. Apa and Isabel Might, with shooting beginning in July.
As Warner Bros. heads in a brand-new instructions under CEO David Zaslav, Warner Bros. is shelving the Wonder Twins task. The Hashtag Program was the very first to report on the movie’s cancellation. According to The Hollywood Press Reporter, Zaslav is “imposing a mandate that DC movies should now be made with a theatrical-first goal” and the task was “too niche.”
Another THR source shared Wonder Twins was likewise shut down since the task’s $75 million budget plan was expensive for HBO Max, with Zaslav seeking to keep movie budget plans for streaming under $35 million.
A Brand-new Period For DC
Prior to Zaslav took control of Warner Bros., the studio was establishing a couple of DC movies particularly for HBO Max beyond Wonder Twins. While Blue Beetle will now get a theatrical release, Batgirl and Black Canary are still slated for streaming at the minute. There are likewise reports that DC may end up being a different production entity comparable to Marvel Studios under Disney.
Here is the run-through for DC’s next live-action movie, Black Adam:
Almost 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods – and locked up simply as rapidly – Black Adam (Dwayne Johnson) is devoid of his earthly burial place, all set to release his special type of justice on the modern-day world.
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, DC’s Black Adam stars Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, and Pierce Brosnan as Physician Fate. Sarah Shahi, Marwan Kenzari, James Cusati-Moyer, and Bodhi Sabongui are likewise on board in concealed functions. Johnson, Dany Garcia, and Hiram Garcia of 7 Bucks Productions are producing the movie with Beau Flynn of FlynnPictureCo. FlynnPictureCo’s Scott Sheldon works as an executive manufacturer.
Black Adam will strike theaters on October 21, 2022. Stay tuned for all the current news surrounding the future of DC, and subscribe to Brave Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more initial video material.
Source: The Hollywood Press Reporter and The Hashtag Program