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By Courtney Key

It looks like Warner Brothers hasn’t turned out the lights on a Justice League: Dark movie just yet. Forbes reported today that Guillermo del Toro turned in a script for his adaptation, tentatively titled Dark Universe, to Warner Brothers, and the film may go into production if studio execs like what they see.

Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro

Del Toro confirmed the news while talking to the website about his FX television series The Strain. The film was not in the slate of DC Comics movies announced by Warner Brothers last month, leading many fans to believe that plans for production had been scrapped. It seems likely that the film will be part of a Vertigo slate of movies, including the Joseph Gordon Levitt-developed Sandman adaptation, that will stand outside the DC film universe continuity, hence its absence from the Warner Brothers announcement.

Provided del Toro’s script gets the thumb’s up, it may be a while before fans see the final result in theaters. The director is currently in post-production on the Gothic horror film Crimson Peak, starring the MCU’s Tom Hiddleston, and is set to begin work on Pacific Rim 2 soon.

Source: Forbes

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Courtney is a returning reader to the world of comic books, drawn back in by the power of Tom Hiddleston's portrayal of Loki in the MCU and her attraction to broken antagonists with questionable hair. Favorite titles she's currently reading include Loki Agent of Asgard, Saga, Silver Surfer, Ms. Marvel, Gotham Academy, and The Wicked + The Divine. Older favorite comics are Lucifer, Sandman, Kieron Gillen's Journey into Mystery and Young Avengers, and Runaways. When she is not watching television or reading comics and novels, Courtney torments herself by attempting to write fiction. Her favorite apocalyptic scenario is the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano. She enjoys riding horses and distrusts chickens, which she considers to be merely T-Rexes in a clever disguise. One day they'll reveal their true colors and you'll see. You'll all see.

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