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DC Films President Reportedly Prepared to Quit After Batgirl Movie Cancellation

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DC Films president Walter Hamada is reportedly on the verge of exiting the studio following the decision to postpone the upcoming Batgirl movie to HBO Max. According to the latest reports, Hamada has already started moving towards the exit gate, and has gone as far as consultation with the counselor, according to sources. That being said, for now, Hamada will remain in his position until the end of October, when Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s big DC movie will happen. black adam Hits theatres. But after…

as THR’s A source claims, Hamda is working out an exit, but she is not yet fully committed to action. He is stalling,” said the source. “It has not been decided yet to make it counterproductive.”

After a very messy attempt to launch a proper franchise universe with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, and Justice League, Hamada was brought in as the head of DC Films, bringing Hamada to the era of filmmaker Zack Snyder. The franchise was to be transferred from In effect (or “Snyderverse”) and a new plan, which saw DC adopt a multidisciplinary approach to its franchise with films as diverse as Todd Phillips’ Joker film franchise, Kaley Cuoco’s Harley Quinn adult animated series, and James Gunn. Will happen. suicide squad, while the core shared universe will still be driven by films such as Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman movies, Jason Momoa’s Aquaman and Ezra Miller’s Flash. It was an ambitious approach that would have used new streaming service Avenue in sync with the theatrical release, The Suicide Squad, its spinoff TV series Peacemaker, and Batgirl are all premium DC content that will premiere on HBO Max.

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However, now that DC Film and Warner Bros. are under the Discovery banner led by Discovery chief David Zaslav, there has been a quick and drastic change in attitude about how the DC franchise will be built. Zaslav reportedly wants a complete reset of DC strategy, and has drawn up a 10-year plan to make DC a proper rival to Marvel Studios and its Marvel Cinematic Universe:

“We think we can build a stronger, more sustainable growth business out of DC,” Zaslav said at a meeting this week. “As part of that, we’re going to focus on quality. We’re not going to release any film before it’s ready… DC is something we can improve upon.”

One of those moves to make DC “better” was apparently shelving Batgirl—a film that didn’t see strong enough to be a theaters-only but streaming-only release (better as a write-off). ) is extremely expensive to profit from. Walter Hamada was apparently very upset that such drastic measures were being taken without his council. Now, it doesn’t look like he’ll be hanging around to help realize Zaslav’s vision for DC…

Do not put your faith in this news source or website. You never know…

Reference from comicbook.com

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