Doug Liman Leaves ‘Justice League Dark’ Adaptation

It appears Justice League Dark has lost another director. Variety is reporting that Doug Liman has left the project, however, Warner Bros. have not commented.

Image via DC Comics

It seems to be a scheduling conflict with Liman’s film Chaos Walking, which recently received the greenlight by Lionsgate.

Sources say meetings with new potential directors have begun.

“While plot details are being kept under wraps, “Dark Universe” revolves around a dark Justice League team that consists of John Constantine, Swamp Thing, Deadman, Zatanna, and Etrigan the Demon. The film will play a major role in the new D.C. Cinematic Universe.”

Guillermo del Toro was previously attached but the delays resulted in Del Toro leaving. Scott Rudin is producing the project and the script is being written by Michael Gilio.

Liman has plans for a second Edge Of Tomorrow film, and is an active director overall. Perhaps the delays and uncertainty on the Justice League Dark film is what also lead to his departure.

Liman’s next film, American Made, will be in theatres this fall, starring Tom Cruise.

Source: Variety.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s