Director Doug Liman backs out of “Justice League Dark,” saying that he cannot manage time. Since Liman has decided to concentrate on “Chaos Walking,” Andy Muschietti is in talks to direct “Justice League Dark.” According to Variety, Warner Bros. has begun the search for someone else to helm the project. “Justice League Dark” plot details are unknown; however, the list of leading characters include Zatanna, Etrigan the Demon, Deadman, John Constantine, and Swamp Thing.

‘Dark Universe’ to get a new filmmaker

Borys Kit from The Hollywood Reporter states that “Stephen King’s IT” director Andy Muschietti is in talks with Warner Bros.

to direct and co-produce the new film. “Justice League Dark” – also known as “Dark Universe,” has lost its director as Doug Liman has some scheduling conflicts. But there is nothing to worry about as Warner Bros. has ensured that soon it will announce the name of the new filmmaker.

Liman is paying full concentration on the production of “Chaos Walking,” a romantic film featuring Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley. Guillermo Del Toro was previously attached to the superhero movie but left in 2015 due to undisclosed reasons. The report details that “Justice League Dark” will undoubtedly increase the success graph of the DC Extended Universe. Its upcoming movies are “Batgirl,” “Wonder Woman,” “The Batman,” “Gotham City Sirens,” “The Flash,” “Suicide Squad 2,” “Cyborg,” and “Green Lantern.” The previously released DC Extended Universe projects are “Suicide Squad,” “Batman v Superman,” and “Man of Steel.”

When did Doug Liman join the project?

In August 2016, Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow) officially signed on to direct “Justice League Dark.” Liman said in a statement to Variety that he is stuck in international promotions of “Chaos Walking,” which got a green light this week while “Dark Universe” is still in development.

So, it is not possible for the filmmaker to manage time for two projects.

Born in July 1965, Doug Liman is a famous producer and film director. He is credited for the success of “Swingers” “Go,” “The Bourne Identity,” “Mr. & Mrs. Smith,” “Jumper,” “Fair Game,” “Edge of Tomorrow,” and “Swingers.” In 2002, Doug enjoyed commercial success when he co-produced and directed the thriller “The Bourne Identity,” an adaptation of Robert Ludlum's book of the same name.

He remained with the Bourne franchise for several new films, including “The Bourne Supremacy,” “The Bourne Ultimatum” and “Jason Bourne.” In 2009, Liman co-founded the site, which is developed for the fans of thriller, suspense, and action movies and television shows. The filmmaker regularly maintains a blog on the website.