Batgirl Directors Want to See the Canceled Movie Get the Snyder Cut Treatment

The sudden cancellation of Batgirl earlier this month is still being met with disdain and disappointment from fans who have been looking forward to seeing the beloved character's introduction in the DCEU. There's still a lot of hope that the film will still get released in the future similar to the Snyder Cut movement.

As reported by The Direct, in a recent interview with the French YouTube channel Skript, Batgirl directors Bilall Fallah and Adil El Arbi shared how they reacted to the cancellation news and what they felt when they started receiving support from fans and their peers in the industry.

"First, when I heard the news, I was shocked. I did not know how to react. I wanted to break stuff, cry... even laugh. I was like, 'It's not happening,'" Fallah said. "But seeing all [of the] support on Twitter and all, and even from big directors like Edgar Wright and James Gunn [who] sent us supporting messages. It was very warming!"

El Arbi added, "After all, we make movies. And we make it for the audience. Not for us! We just hope that one day, the movie would be released. For the cast, the crew... we are a small family."

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He also continued by saying that they are hopeful that their film will get released someday similar to last year's Zack Snyder's Justice League on HBO Max. However, it still needed a lot of work due to the VFX work and additional scenes that have to be shot.

"If it's released one day, there would be a lot of work [to do]. Just like the Snyder Cut. It can not be released in its current state," El Arbi said. "There is no VFX... there's nothing... we still had some scenes to shoot... So if one day they want us to release the Batgirl movie, they'd have to give us the means to do it to finish it properly with our vision."

Just like what a lot of fans have been saying since the cancellation news, the directors are also hopeful that it will get a second chance for a release. However, right now, it seems that it is unlikely that it will happen since the new management under Warner Bros. Discovery has their own plans regarding the future of the DC franchise.

Considering what happened to the Snyder Cut, there is still some sort of hope that Batgirl will still get released sometime in the future and fans will be able to finally see the film even though it won't technically be part of the DCEU.

Also Read: Batgirl Directors Attempted to Save the Footage of the Movie After Cancellation

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