Warner Bros. Tries to Make a Justice League Movie, Take 47

By Rob Bricken in Comics, Movies
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 9:47 am
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Variety says that Warner Bros. has hired Will Beall, writer of the upcoming Gangster Squad (which will almost certainly not be enough like Monster Squad for my liking), to write a new script for a Justice League movie. Here's why you shouldn't get excited: 
• It's just a script. WB has commissioned many, many JL movie scripts, and you can see how many JL movies that's resulted in.
• Beall is also writing the Lethal Weapon remake and the Logun's Run remake, and Variety implies he's turning those in first.
• We have no idea how good Gangster Squad will be, and literally the only thing IDMB has him listed as writing are scripts for Castle. Castle's a fine, Fillion-full show, but I don't think it suggest the talents to write a good Justice League movie.
• It's Warner Bros., and they always fuck this up. Even when they actually make the movie, they usually fuck it up.

But there are a few reasons why you could get excited.
Avengers has made well over a billion dollars. Warner Bros. has seen that superhero team movies can do quite well, so if there's a time to actually make the damn thing, now is the time to do it.
• I thought I had more, but I guess that's it.

So. There you have it. Right now, I'm just going to pretend this doesn't exist, because it probably won't. 

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