WB Said to be Prioritizing a Batgirl Movie

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WB is slowly moving forward with Matt Reeves' Batman movie, but it looks like they're ready to start expanding the Bat-Family onscreen.

According to Heroic Hollywood, a source has told them that WB is currently prioritizing a Batgirl movie and is in search of a director. No other details have been announced about the film, but we do know that Bumblebee and The Flash writer Christina Hodson will be working on the script.

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When Birds of Prey was first announced, a lot of fans immediately thought that it would be the film that introduces us to the DCEU's Batgirl. I guess it would make sense at this point. I mean, Tom Holland's Spider-Man and Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther were both introduced in Captain America: Civil War before starring in their own movies. Heck, even DC heroes like Aquaman and Wonder Woman were introduced in team-ups before their own solo films.

For now, we can't make an educated guess for when WB plans to release Batgirl. A Supergirl project is said to be aiming for an early 2020 start, making a late 2021 release likely, but we don't know where Batgirl lies amidst several projects like The Batman, The Suicide Squad, and The Flash.

Hopefully, we can get a hint before the year ends, but I'm not holding my breath just yet. There's still a lot of DC material to get through anyway.

The next DC film is Joker, and it's slated for a release on Oct. 4.

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