new gods is one of those DC Films projects that most fans might not even know was in production, which paints a picture of the extent of mismanagement that Warner Bros. Discovery had suffered under previous management. movies like batman were also caught in the crossfire of this situation until Warner Bros. CEO David Zaslav made the executive decision to bring in new blood in the form of James Gunn and Peter Safran to lead the future of the DCEU.
And it looks like Gunn has taken over the reins of the company and decided to take all the victims of future projects and turn them around to create something new.
In a recent interview with CBR, comic book writer Tom King, who was the co-writer of the new gods the film starring Ava DuVernay revealed that the film could get the green light under the direction of James Gunn after its previous cancellation
New Gods Will Be Restored Under James Gunn
With the departure of the former director of Warner Bros. Discovery Walter Hamada, James Gunn, along with Peter Safran, have been tasked with supporting the next era of DC Studios, which will unfold along a multitude of multimedia forms and across a myriad of different superhero stories. heroes from different DC Comics worlds. With the experience that James Gunn has accumulated over his years working with DC Studios and Marvel Studios, it’s no exaggeration that the future is in good hands.
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James Gunn has made efforts to reinstate many projects that were previously halted due to studio issues, such as bringing back Henry Cavill’s Superman in speculation man of steel 2, and creation of the spin-off series Peacemaker to the hit movie The Suicide Squad, we also have news that Ava DuVernay’s previously abandoned project called new gods could be the next to receive the same treatment. Tom King, the writer who co-wrote the screenplay for the film, revealed that this possibility may soon come to fruition. He said:
“Ah, I mean, anything is possible, I love this scenario. I loved working with Ava. It was an absolute joy. She’s a genius storyteller. You absolutely never know. I don’t want to close any doors. Right now I’m incredibly busy. I have so much on my plate. It would be hard to see taking an entire movie right now. But this script has never been read. The film was removed from the docket as it conflicted with the plans they had at the time. So who knows? When new plans come, maybe new opportunities will arise. It’s pure speculation. I have absolutely no knowledge. I would love to work with Ava again. She was a joy.
After the executive rumble in WB Discovery, fans are now beyond excited to see James Gunn take the right steps to ensure DC Studios rivals its Marvel counterpart.
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What Are DC’s New Gods?
While the announcement of new gods is now almost 5 years old, people are still excited to see this story unfold. Ava DuVernay previously revealed that the film will focus on characters from Fourth World mythology like Darkseid, All-Widow, The Bugs, and more. With the entry of these characters, the new DC Universe will aim for new heights.
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