We have already reviewed the script for George Miller’s Justice League: Mortal movie that never happened. Today, we talk why that movie didn’t happen and what DC movies would look like today if it had happened.
- Why didn’t it?
- Background – Batman Begins (June 2005), Superman Returns (June 2006), The Dark Knight (July 2008)
- Michele and Kieran Mulroney hired to write script by WB in February 2007 (after Joss Whedon’s Wonder Woman was cancelled, David Goyer’s The Flash)
- Writer’s strike (November 2007 – February 2008)
- George Miller was hired in September 2007, estimated budget of $220 million
- WB was hoping for sequels and spin-offs
- 40 percent tax rebate for Australian filming was lost
- Christopher Nolan’s Batman
- Cast – D.J. Cotrona as Superman, Armie Hammer as Batman, Megan Gale as Wonder Woman, Adam Brody as Barry Allen/The Flash, Common as John Stewart/Green Lantern, Jay Baruchel as Maxwell Lord, Teresa Palmer as Talia al Ghul
- Conflicts with The Dark Knight Trilogy
- Christian Bale/Brandon Routh
- What if it would have happened?
- Would you like to see this in the future?
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