The rumors are circulating that #Warner Bros. is developing at least four “Batman” movies. However, WB executive producer Jon Berg took to Twitter last night to extinguish the flames that ignited this news. He claims that the “Batman” movies are in the works, but the release dates are unconfirmed. According to the initial rumor, this year will see “#Gotham City Sirens,” “Nightwing,” “Batgirl,” and “The Batman.” Berg’s comments indicate that all of these films would get different release dates.
Not to mention that “Gotham City Sirens,” and “Nightwing” will hit a theater near you in 2017, while the other two movies will be released next year.
1 - ‘Gotham City Sirens’
Warner Bros. confirms that Margot Robbie is reprising her Harley Quinn role from “Suicide Squad” in “Gotham City Sirens.” David Ayer is directing the project, and Will Smith is playing the lead role opposite Harley Quinn. David remained in the news after the success of “Suicide Squad,” and we’ve high expectations for this upcoming film. Last night, Harley took to her Instagram to reveal a photo from the project. There are rumors that Megan Fox will play Poison Ivy, but nothing is confirmed.
2 – ‘Nightwing’
“Nightwing” is one of the most anticipated films. The story is inspired by a comic book published by DC Comics. The character has appeared in dozens of incarnations.
It seems that Warner Bros. wants to expand the DC Extended Universe with the Batman-centric characters. “Nightwing,” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” are two perfect example of that. The studio is also working on “Wonder Woman” and “Justice League.” Chris McKay, who directed “The Lego Batman Movie,” will helm this project as well.
3 – ‘Batgirl’
It’s not a secret that 1997 thriller “Batman & Robin” had a lot of problems. In fact, it was the worst “Batman” movie ever. This time, Warner Bros. is serious about the project, and has joined hands with director Joel Schumacher for “Batgirl.” There are rumors that Barbara Gordon will co-produce this film, and Joss Whedon has penned the script. The cast and plot of the movie are unconfirmed.
4 – 'The Batman’
While promoting “The Smurfs: The Lost Village” on his official Twitter account, actor Joe Manganiello confirmed his collaboration with Warner Bros. for “The Batman.” There are rumors that Joe Manganiello is interested in making his own “Batman” movie in collaboration with Warner Bros., but nothing is confirmed. The plan is to release “The Batman” in November. According to Digital Spy, the studio is preparing to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Batman.