Warner Bros. unexpectedly axes Batgirl film despite $80,000,000 price range and manufacturing nearly finished

It’s a wrap for Batgirl however now no longer with inside the manner enthusiasts anticipated as Warner Bros. has axed the complete film.

The star-studded blockbuster boasted a stellar cast, with In The Heights actress Leslie Grace gambling the titular superheroine along the likes of Michael Keaton, Brendan Fraser and JK Simmons.

Filming turned into currently finished at the mission and it turned into formally in post-manufacturing, set to drop on streaming carrier HBO Max later this year.

However, the movie will not see the mild of day (for a streaming or theatrical launch), with WB confirming the news.

A spokesperson said: ‘The choice to now no longer launch Batgirl displays our leadership’s strategic shift because it pertains to the DC universe and HBO Max. Leslie Grace is an exceedingly proficient actor and this choice isn’t a mirrored image of her performance.

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‘We are particularly thankful to the filmmakers of Batgirl and Scoob! Holiday Haunt and their respective casts and we are hoping to collaborate with all of us once more withinside the close to future.’

As if that wasn’t sufficient to make your eyes water, Batgirl had an anticipated price range of $80million -£66million.

Oh, and it receives worse as The Hollywood Reporter claims the mission handed the price range by $10m £8.2m which will hold Covid fitness and protection protocols.

so the charges had absolutely spiralled to a staggering $90m / £74m. Those numbers are surely sufficient to make you gulp however it pales in contrast to the price range for DC Film’s The Batman, which turned into launched in March and had a cool $185m – £152m set apart for manufacturing.

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