James Gunn said he has a list of “ready to come” DC movies and will be able to share details about new franchise projects in the new year.
The Guardians Of The Galaxy director, who has taken the helm of DC at Warner Bros with producer Peter Safran, said he “couldn’t be more extreme” about the upcoming announcements.
Gunn previously said his first month of restructuring his franchise was “fruitful” but he and his team were “just getting started” on their work.
In a Twitter thread posted on Wednesday, he went on to share more details about the ongoing work and answer fan questions.
He revealed that he has reached out to actors Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck, both of whom have starred in DC blockbusters as Superman and Batman, to discuss his involvement. surname.
“Peter (Safran) and I have a DC project up and running, which we couldn’t be more excited about; we will be able to share some exciting news about our first projects at the beginning of the new year,” he wrote on Twitter.
“Among those on the leaderboard is Superman. In the early stages, our story will focus on the earlier part of Superman’s life, so the character will not be played by Henry Cavill.
“But we just had a great meeting with Henry and we’re huge fans and we talked about some exciting possibilities to work together in the future.”
When asked by a fan if Affleck could join the director, Gunn replied: “Yesterday I met Ben precisely because he wants to be a director & we want him to be a director; we just need to find the right project.”
It comes after Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins took to social media to defend DC’s decision to scrap the third installment of the female superhero franchise.
In a lengthy statement on Twitter, Jenkins acknowledged that the franchise was “buried in changes” and needed to make tough decisions.
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