Three websites, including Entertainment Weekly and Variety, say Joss Whedon is close to a deal where he’ll produce, write and direct a Batgirl movie. This is big news, since he’s spent many years in the Marvel-verse writing and directing both Avengers movies. Joss jumping from one comics-verse to another is almost like Lebron James jumping from Cleveland to Miami.
There’s already speculation on who will play Gordon, including Hailee Steinfeld (who did play a teenage spy in Barely Lethal) and Chloe Bennett from Agents of SHIELD.
It’s speculated more info might be released when Wondercon gets underway this weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center. Warner Brothers will have its big presentation Saturday.