|Justice League Dark (issue 9, July 2012) - DC Comics|
In January 2013, I posted about what we knew up to that point. At that time, Guillermo del Toro (the mastermind of the project) confirmed that the cast of characters would include Constantine, The Spectre, Deadman, Etrigan the Demon, and Swamp Thing. While there's no major developments in the last 6 months to report, I'm happy to say it sounds like the movie is still moving ahead.
|Guillermo del Toro at the 2010 Comic Con in San Diego (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
- Del Toro's still waiting on an unnamed screenwriter to become availabe to help on the script.
- In the meantime, he's polishing the outline of the screenplay.
- Del Toro has 2 projects in the pipeline before JL Dark begins filming - 'The Strain' and 'Crimson Peak'
- He's in favor of connecting the JL Dark movie with the larger DC universe, telling MTV -
- Finally, del Toro mentioned that the 'Hulk' TV series that was talked about last year is apparently dead, or (at best) stalled. It appears the 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series is the main focus of Disney/Marvel at this point.
In a separate interview with Screen Rant, del Toro talked about why he's so excited about JL Dark. It sounds like the director's been a long-time fan of DC's supernatural characters, telling Screen Rant -
How does this latest news on Justice League Dark sound?