Fans and press reacted with shock this week when rumors surfaced that new Warner Bros. Discovery studio leadership are cancelling any release of the new Batgirl movie by filmmakers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, and starring Leslie Grace in the title role (aka Barbara Gordon). It quickly became apparent the rumors are sadly true, and the film is the latest victim of broad cost-cutting and remaking of the studio’s future plans.
Batgirl was scheduled to release on HBO Max later this year, and previous executive heads had even considered a theatrical release for the project. Initially, I suspected the studio was merely shelving Batgirl until next year
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