Batgirl directors respond to their film being suddenly axed

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Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah have responded to the news that their Batgirl film has been abandoned as a tax write-down – and they ain’t happy.

There’s still a fair amount of disbelief with regards the treatment of the Batgirl movie that – up until earlier this week – was pretty much completed and heading for release. The $90m film though has been ditched by Warner Bros, and not in a sent to streaming way. The film has apparently been outright cancelled, and won’t be getting any kind of release.

It was directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, who’d hit big beforehand with Bad Boys For Life. And the pair have responded to the news of Batgirl’s cancellation on Instagram.

They posted a statement to their Instagram account. In their words…


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The film has been used now for a tax write-down at the newly merged Warner Bros Discovery, and as such won’t see the light of day. Unless – and we’d imagine this’ll happen at some point – it’s leaked out. Don’t hold your breath though.

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