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The fate of the universe is a common theme in comic book movies. Who knew it would become such a common theme at Warner Bros. ? In light of lackluster reviews and compared to Kevin Feige-led Marvel Studios, Warner Bros. has tried to revive its DCEU several times in recent years. But its merger with Discovery in April, coupled with talent-related legal issues, only led to more confusion and uncertainty, all of which reached a new zenith when the studio was axed. bat girl for tax reduction purposes.
Warner Bros. attributed the decision to a “the strategic shift in leadership” before announcing a 10-year DC plan that will mirror the MCU. Additionally, the beleaguered studio has been opened up by expressing interest in a leader like Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige.
The question now, of course, is who will DC’s Feige be and oversee this new 10-year plan for the blue brand? Well, a new report suggests that if one corner of the studio’s DC Universe comes to an end, it could only be the beginning for its creator.
Arrowverse creator ready for Kevin Feige role in DC?
According VarietyArrowverse boss Greg Berlanti is a potential candidate to oversee the new incarnation of Warner Bros. Discovery of his DC Extended Universe.
Much like Marvel’s Kevin Feige, Berlanti oversaw a connected DC Universe or as “Arrowverse” on The CW.
As of 2012, this shared universe is made up of shows like Arrow, the flash, super girl, and more. However, since the flashThe final season of 2023 airs, it looks like the Arrowverse is finally coming to an end.
Variety also noted that Warner Bros. has not yet approached Berlanti and that the producer has not pursued the work. Insiders have also suggested he may not be interested in pursuing the job.
Is the DCU hierarchy about to change?
Given Berlanti’s experience with DC and creating and overseeing a connective universe, it makes sense that he would be on the shortlist. He has film producer credits to his name, including those from 2021 free guy with Ryan Reynolds.
However, the fact that he hasn’t pursued the work, along with rumors that he’s not interested in working in-house, casts considerable doubt on whether he’s truly becoming the DC version of Kevin Feige. .
Warner Bros. Discovery isn’t exactly the industry darling at the moment, and a new DC Universe for the big screen is a colossal undertaking. But another factor is likely the current president of DC Films, Walter Hamada.
While the studio exec would be out once Dwayne Johnson black adam releases on October 21, 2022, that remains to be seen.
Since Hamada joined the studio in 2018, DC has produced box office hits like Aquaman and Matt Reeves The Batman. Additionally, heads of the film division of Warner Bros. Discovery, Michael De Luca and Pam Abdy have openly expressed their desire to see the current president remain in office.
Until the dust settles from all the reshuffles and bombshells of the past few weeks, vying for potential positions and evaluating candidates like Greg Berlanti is going to be complicated in an already complicated situation.