The Impending Demise of the Best Streaming Service

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Maybe Batgirl was always cursed. Joss Whedon abandoned the movie in 2018, a year after he took the helm, saying he “really didn’t have a story.” Soon thereafter, Birds of Prey writer Christina Hodson signed on to pen a script. Then, finally, in 2021, Bad Boys for Life filmmakers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah took over directing and the movie finally went into production with In the Heights star Leslie Grace playing Barbara Gordon, aka Batgirl. Then, this week, Warner Bros. canned it.

Make no mistake, this was a multi-million-dollar movie, already fully shot and in postproduction, that the studio won’t even be sending straight to streaming. It was already intended as an

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