Joss Whedon closing in on Batgirl movie deal

DC's Batgirl- Credit DC Entertainment

Stone also has some action roles under her belt such as "Zombieland" and has already starred in a superhero film with "The Amazing Spider-Man".

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Joss Whedon is now attached to the project and is in talks to write, direct, and produce a Batgirl movie with Warner Bros.

According to Variety, the Batgirl project only came to fruition last month follow a meeting between Whedon and those overseeing the standalone picture; Jon Berg, Geoff Johns and Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Content officer of Warner Bros. I'd put money it... and I can't help thinking we might even get a Batgirl cameo during the upcoming Batman solo film, The Batman.

Whedon would be making a big move from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to its DC counterpart, having written and directed "The Avengers" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron" for Disney-Marvel.

It remains unclear when the Batgirl film would go into production or hit theaters.

USF player cut from football team after road-rage shooting
Police in Tampa, Florida claim a local college football player was shot in an alleged road rage incident on Saturday. Jimenez says Childs pulled out a gun and pointed it at him, his wife and his child before Jimenez fired his weapon.

If the new Batgirl movie fits into a similar mold as Whedon's other films, it'll probably be lighter and more upbeat than most of what we've seen from the DC franchise so far.

"Batgirl", for the uninitiated, is a DC comics superheroine who also lives in Gotham City.

Batgirl has changed a lot throughout the decades, with various characters adopting the mantle.

Batgirl, aka Barbara Gordon, is one of the most important characters in Batman comic book mythology, and has become an independent and beloved superhero all her own in recent years. What are your thoughts on Joss Whedon directing, producing and writing the film? She was previously portrayed by Yvonne Craig in the campy '60s Batman series, then by Alicia Silverstone (as Barbara Wilson, Alfred's niece) in the equally-campy 1997 flop Batman & Robin.

Batgirl was first introduced into the DC Comics universe in 1961, as Betty Kane.

Related News:

  • North Carolina's

    North Carolina's "bathroom bill" repeal: who's satisfied?

    It has threatened to keep siting its sporting events in other states as long as House Bill 2 remains on the books. California and NY had banned nonessential travel by state employees to North Carolina after HB2 became law.
    Nunes, Comey clash on whether Federal Bureau of Investigation  chief invited to House Russia

    Nunes, Comey clash on whether Federal Bureau of Investigation chief invited to House Russia

    Spicer said the information being made available to lawmakers was uncovered by the National Security Council. In his response, the Democrat said that the full committee should be able to see the materials.
    Ford Recalls 230K Vehicles To Correct Fire Hazard

    Ford Recalls 230K Vehicles To Correct Fire Hazard

    About 208,584 of the affected vehicles are in the USA and federalized territories, 21,854 are in Canada and 318 are in Mexico. Dealerships will replace the current two-piece driveshaft in favor of a three-piece unit with two center bearing brackets.
  • 'World's Strongest Coffee' Exceeds Daily Caffeine Limits In Just One Cup

    'World's Strongest Coffee' Exceeds Daily Caffeine Limits In Just One Cup

    Cape Town, South Africa-based Black Insomnia proudly acknowledges its product is in no way part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A screenshot of the coffee's "Dangerous" rating on the Caffeine Informer website features prominently on its homepage.

    Government watchdog to examine cost of Trump's Florida travel

    The Democrats, citing press reports , said each of Trump's weekend trips to his Florida estate costs about $3 million. The president has spent half of his weekends since taking office at the private club he owns in Palm Beach, Fla.
    How to watch France vs. Spain

    How to watch France vs. Spain

    According to our predictions based on France and Spain teams recent performance and stats, Spain will win this match by 3-2. Italy overcame an early deficit to beat Netherlands 2-1, adding to the Dutch sides' recent woes.
  • World Cup slots for Africa approved by Federation Internationale de Football Association , await ratification

    World Cup slots for Africa approved by Federation Internationale de Football Association , await ratification

    The changes will take effect from the 2026 World Cup as the formats for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has already been decided. The proposals will be submitted to the FIFA Council at its next full meeting in Bahrain in May for a final decision.
    Vin Diesel on Paul Walker: We don't want to let him down

    Vin Diesel on Paul Walker: We don't want to let him down

    Universal downplayed the issues, and said the two actors simply have been on different continents throughout the tour. The film will hit theaters in the United Kingdom on April 12 and in the USA on April 14.
    Tillerson: Defeating ISIS is US's top goal in the Middle East

    Tillerson: Defeating ISIS is US's top goal in the Middle East

    Tillerson said the strategy was working well in Iraq, adding that the alliance was looking at a similar approach in Syria. Tillerson said the flow of foreign fighters into Syria and Iraq was down 90 percent over the past year.
  • Body of assassinated Kim Jong-nam is returned to North Korea

    While the two suspects were arrested by the Malaysian authorities, suspicions of other North Korean agents' involvement remained. Airport CCTV footage shows them approaching Kim Jong-nam and apparently smearing his face with a piece of cloth.
    Fiancee of ex-NFL star testifies in his double-murder trial

    Fiancee of ex-NFL star testifies in his double-murder trial

    In succeeding months, she said, Bradley visited often and was one of only two people whom the football player was close with. Locke later said he had the "highest respect" for Baez's work in defending Hernandez and his professionalism.
    Celtics Win Fourth Straight Game, Beat Heat At TD Garden

    Celtics Win Fourth Straight Game, Beat Heat At TD Garden

    It is worth noting that Johnson still had about 30 fantasy points against the Raptors, while shooting just 3/14 from the field. A goaltending call against Miami that stood up under review gave Boston a four-point lead with 20.6 seconds left.


Most liked

Kim Kardashian West has surgery on her uterus
Kim Kardashian is going under the knife, and no, it's not for a nip and a tuck. The all new ep of KUWTK airs Sunday, 9 p.m.

Kansas Senate approves KanCare expansion, sends bill to Gov. Sam Brownback
It received 25 votes in the Senate and 81 votes in the House, meaning the bill is just a few votes shy of a veto-proof majority. The bill before Brownback would have Medicaid cover up to 180,000 additional Kansas residents.

Missile launch fails as North Korea 'accelerates' nuclear plan
North Korea may have launched several missiles on Wednesday morning, Kyodo News reported, citing a Japanese government source. North Korea after test fire of their latest rocket engine performed on Saturday performed trial of prototype of ICBM missile.

Astronauts perform second of three scheduled spacewalks at International Space Station
Whitson is expected to beat the cumulative spacewalk time of Sunita Williams' 50 hours and 40 minutes, CBS News reported . The world's oldest and most experienced spacewoman has just set another record, this time for spacewalking.

Govt encouraging crony capitalism alleges opposition in Rajya Sabha
The Bill, already passed by the Lok Sabha, was moved in the Rajya Sabha on March 27. "This is not a Finance Bill". If you say you must give it to the bank as well, then even banking transactions could be hacked.

Le Pen: I would quit if France rejects eurozone exit
Ms Le Pen tops opinion polls ahead of the April 23 and May 7 voting, along with independent centrist Emmanuel Macron. This could be an advantage to the loyal following of Marine Le Pen .

Launch, Land, Launch - SpaceX Tries Reusing Its Rocket
SpaceX will be launching a payload into orbit, and it will be doing so for a commercial, paying customer during an active mission. Martin Halliwell, CTO of SES , talks about flying their payload on a historic refurbished booster for the upcoming launch.

China's Take-And-Talk Strategy In The South China Sea
While China's talk on the South China Sea is full of deception, its take is very real. Obviously, China wasn't interested to be lectured by the U.S.

Saints coach Payton: Team not looking to bring in Manziel
Players can't be traded unless they are under contract, which is why the timing of Butler signing the tender is important. I had a couple conversations with him, saying, 'This. isn't going to happen. "In fact, I know we're not gonna do that".

Destiny 2 Will Have PlayStation Exclusives
Hopefully this time we'll get to explore the ruins of the Last City and have more freedom rather than being confined to the tower. What is interesting is that you'll be able to take your Destiny character with you into Destiny 2 , but not everything.

Amazon launches store-pick grocery service in Seattle
However, the technology is reportedly having difficulties with the payment system, according to reports . Amazon is a name we all know and admire as it has made our lives so much easier on various levels.

Prince Harry to move in with actress girlfriend
However, Harry changed his mind after Prince William was filmed dancing and partying in an all-boys ski trip. On the other hand, the palace remains in silence about the couple's engagement rumors.

Texas Senate OKs revisions to Texas contentious voter ID law
Committee Democrats argued the amendment did not change the substance of the bill enough to allow a vote based on Senate rules. Bosma's original House bill had set a date of 2021 for the now elected position to become a post appointed by the governor.

Sanaa rally marks two years of conflict in Yemen
Riyadh recently floated the idea of the United Nations taking control of the port, something the worldwide body has ruled out. Andrew Smith concluded: "We are always being told that the United Kingdom enjoys a strong influence over Saudi Arabia".

Mickelson off to good start at Match Play in Texas
Gary Woodland pulled out of his second round duel with McIlroy due to family reasons which gave the Northern Irishman the win. Tournament officials felt it was unfair for players to warm up for a match and then have to wait some 30 minutes to tee off.