An actor who appeared in DC’s recently cast aside bat girl spoke about the cancellation of the film, denouncing the CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery, David Zaslav, as “a fool”.
News from bat girlThe cancellation broke earlier this month, Warner Bros. Discovery saying the move was part of the company’s “strategic shift” for DC projects. The film was reportedly canceled as a tax cut for the company, which had little confidence in the project’s profitability.
An actor involved in the film, who remained anonymous, has now blasted Warner Bros. Discovery for the cancellation of bat girltargeting David Zaslav.
New comments from an actor who had a minor role alongside Leslie Grace in bat girl were shared by IndieWire.
The actor says he is working on bat girl during the pandemic was “a huge and rewarding challenge” and said he was “very offended” by Warner Bros.’ decision. Discovery to cancel the film’s release. They accused David Zaslav of “cowardice” and lambasted Warner Bros. executives. Discovery.
In their statement on the cancellation of bat girlthe actor said:
“I am very offended by what happened and I feel very bad for the directors and Leslie Grace, who has been great to work with, and for all the technicians. It was a huge and rewarding challenge to make this film during Covid and during the cold weather in Glasgow.
“None of these things matter to a fool like [Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav]. His cowardice is breathtaking. I’m glad I was able to participate and wish the best to everyone involved – with the exception of the costumes from Warner Brothers. But they are all replaced sooner rather than later.
The frustration over bat girlThe cancellation is understandable. The film was close enough to completion that an early cut had already been shown at test screenings – achieving scores comparable to Dwayne Johnson’s early test screenings. black adam – when the decision was made to put it on hold.
At a time when Warner Bros. Discovery is eager to present a new plan for DC, the last minute cancellation of bat girl may have only increased the pressure on the company to prove that DC’s future is in good hands.
Here’s the synopsis for the upcoming DC movie, Black Adam:
Nearly 5,000 years after being gifted with the almighty powers of the ancient gods – and imprisoned just as quickly – Black Adam (Johnson) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from a screenplay written by Adam Sztykiel and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani, the DCEU film stars Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo, Sarah Shahi, Marwan Kenzari, Quintessa Swindell, Bodhi Sabongui and Pierce Brosnan.
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