J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Developing ‘Justice League Dark’ Movie & TV Projects

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Deadline is reporting Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker director J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot are developing Justice League Dark movie and television projects under his new Warner Media deal.

After J.J. Abrams signed an overall deal with Warner Media, it was rumored that he would become the next filmmaker to take on the Superman franchise. However, recent reports are now saying that J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot is currently developing movies and television shows based the Justice League Dark side of the DC universe. How involved J.J. Abrams will be with the Justice League Dark projects is currently unknown.

Justice League Dark has been in development over at Warner Bros. for years. Guillermo del Toro was notably attached to the Justice League Dark project for sometime. Other directors like Doug Liman have also been involved with the long in-development Justice League Dark film. Additionally, the Justice League Dark character Swamp Thing recently had a DC Universe series that was canceled after just one season.

Do you think J.J. Abrams is the right person to bring Justice League Dark to the big screen? What Justice League Dark projects would you like to see? Sound-off in the comments below!

Here is the official synopsis for J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker:

Lucasfilm and director J. J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.

Directed by J. J. Abrams, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams. Carrie Fisher will appear as General Leia Organa through the use of previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is now playing in theaters!

Source: Deadline

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Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.