Today, we cover the latest from Variety on upcoming changes to the ways Warner Bros. handles DC Films properties.
Warner Bros. executive changes for DC Films on the way - Variety
Jon Berg is leaving his role with DC Comics and taking another producing role with WB
A new person is expected to be named as head of DC Films
Geoff Johns “work on the films may evolve, and could be more advisory in nature.”
Deadline on Johns- “At this point, it’s not certain whether his duties will evolve on the film side, or whether he’ll remain more of an advisor.”
DC may return to main WB studio; DC currently has a separate film building
Changes are expected to be made by January
Time Warner is supportive of DC movies, but disappointed in Justice League’s box office performance
An early cut of Zack Snyder’s Justice League “alarmed studio executives with its dark tone”
There are no plans for Snyder to direct another DC movie; Time Warner is reportedly “frustrated” WB continued to bring back Snyder for DC films
Ben Affleck is expected to return in a Flash film, but unlikely to appear in anything else
Matt Reeves reportedly wants “fresh talent” for the role of Batman
WB is pleased with how Ezra Miller’s Flash and Jason Momoa’s Aquaman were received
Upcoming films - Aquaman, Flash, Wonder Woman 2 (Cold War), and Shazam!
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