Joe Manganiello has confirmed that the Deathstroke solo film is still in the works, teasing fans that it’s just a matter of “when” production starts.
Manganiello confirmed his solo film was in the works when speaking to MTV during San Diego Comic-Con. He also withheld details on the premise that the crew behind the film are a team — a “locker room” — only teasing that it’s just a matter of time before fans get treated to seeing Deathstroke’s silver screen debut:
“I just say ‘it’s in the works’ because it is. and I — really there’s nothing further. … All i can say is, for the hardcore fans, it’s–it’s in the works. They want it they want the character to happen, it’s just “when” he happens. They [want to do it the right way]. Everyone’s committed to that.”
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Deathstroke is set to be directed by The Raid’s Gareth Evans and will star Joe Manganiello as the titular mercenary and iconic Batman villain. The film is one of many projects that DC and Warner Bros have in the works, such as Joker, Batgirl, Lobo, Birds of Prey, Suicide Squad 2, The Batman, and Nightwing.
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