Kevin Smith weighed in on Warner Bros. Discovery abandoning the bat girl movie starring Leslie Grace. The conglomerate’s decision sent shockwaves through the industry and Smith, who is a comic book enthusiast and writer, shared his thoughts on his YouTube series. Hollywood chatter.
“It’s an incredibly bad look to cancel the Latina Batgirl movie,” Smith said in the video. “I don’t care if the movie was absolute fucking dogsh**—I guarantee you it wasn’t. The two directors who made this movie did a few episodes of Ms. Marveland it was a wonderful fucking show and they had more money to make bat girl that they only had to do an episode of Ms. Marvel and other things.”
When asked for answers on why the DC film was scrapped, the CEO of Warner Bros. Discover’s David Zaslav said, “We’re not going to release a movie until it’s ready.”
Zaslav did not comment directly bat girl but gave an overview of their plan for DC movies in the coming years adding, “Our ambition is to bring Warners back and produce great, high quality movies. We can build a long term sustainable growth business from DC. We don’t release a film until it’s ready.
Following the news that bat girl would be cast aside, the film’s star took to Instagram to express her gratitude for being attached to the film.
“Querida familia!” On the heels of recent news regarding our film ‘Batgirl’, I’m proud of the love, hard work and intention that all of our amazing cast and tireless crew put into this film over 7 months in Scotland. I feel blessed to have worked among great absolutes and forged lifelong relationships in the process! To all Batgirl fans – THANK YOU for the love and belief, which allowed me to take the course and become, as Babs said best, “my own fucking hero!” Batgirl for life! Leslie Grace wrote.