Joss Whedon's making a Batgirl movie

Joss Whedon's making a Batgirl movie

Joss Whedon's making a Batgirl movie

He'll have DC Entertainment President Geoff Johns, another former DC Comics writer, to lean on to decide the best way to approach Batgirl on film. Whedon or not, seeing Batgirl in her own film is kind of awesome, and kind of a big deal.

Joss Whedon is returning to the superhero genre, flipping sides from Marvel to DC to helm "Batgirl".

After Avengers: Age of Ultron, Whedon took a break from directing movies. She is the daughter of Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon and ally of Batman.

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"Batgirl" would be the second female-fronted superhero film from DC, following the upcoming release of director Patty Jenkins' "Wonder Woman" on June 2.

Batgirl would also include other Gotham characters, but no word of which ones yet. The most popular iteration of the character is Barbara Gordon, who fought alongside Batman and Robin until the Joker shot her in the spine in The Killing Joke.

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Whedon put together the first two Avengers films.

Batgirl is long overdue for a starring role, and no The LEGO Batman Movie doesn't count.

No other producers are now attached to the "Batgirl" project, which originated in the last month.

It's been reported by Variety that not only will he write/direct but also produce the untitled Batgirl flick and it'll be part of DC's extended universe.

Fan favorite Whedon, of course, is known for creating "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Angel", "Firefly" and "Dollhouse". The latest character to possibly get the big screen treatment?

Warner Bros.' DC Extended Universe launched with 2013's "Man of Steel", followed by last year's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "Suicide Squad".

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