It is reported that the J.J. Abrams Constantine project is still in progress. The cancellation of Batgirl created hype around the internet over the past few days where several fans started scratching their heads over which movies can be in potential danger. On the other hand, some of them were infuriated by this move of WB. Still, there is a light of hope for the DC fans as besides canceling, WB is also providing some positive statements on their upcoming projects, the most recent being Constantine.
David Zaslav’s new plans
As per the new plans of David Zaslav, the movies which will have a lower chance of providing huge margins will not be released by the studio and it will mainly focus on the theatrical event films. As a result of which the Batgirl project got shelved after it was almost completed.
Batgirl starring Leslie Grace and directed by Adil and Billal set to release on HBO Max reportedly scored low test screening scores as a result of which the studio decided to trash it. According to the points made by the studio, they don’t want to release any bad films as a result of which this trashing phenomenon can also continue in the future.
A Constantine project is in making
According to the studio, they are implementing some cost-cutting techniques and also will be focusing on quality rather than quantity. But now it is reported that despite David Zaslav’s brutal decisions, the reboot of Constantine by J.J. Abrams on HBO Max is still in making and not affected.
It is reported that the project is still holding solid ground and will be made for a release on HBO Max. With the movie being saved from David Zaslav’s housecleaning, it also seems like the project has a strong potential as a result of which, it got a green signal from the studio.
Who is Constantine?
John Constantine is a man of Dark Arts and he can create magic. He also has a connection with the supernatural and can see spirits and demons. Although it is unknown about the storyline and plot of the movie, it is confirmed that none of the actors such as Keanu Reeves who played the role in the past is about to return to this project and it will be led by someone else.
Now it will be interesting to watch in which way the DC cinematic universe progresses with all these developments taking place.