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James Gunn is developing another DC project. The writer-director confirmed the news a few days ago when he replied to a Twitter user. You can see the tweet below, but in case it doesn’t load, here is what he said: “Yes, I’m developing another DC project besides Peacemaker.”
Yes, I'm developing another DC project besides Peacemaker.
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) October 3, 2021
Peacemaker is a spin-off of his DC movie, The Suicide Squad. Gunn didn’t mention if his third outing with DC will be another spin-off or a new adaptation of a popular DC character.
So the question I ask today is: what do you want the DC project to be?
I’ll give two answers. If Gunn makes another The Suicide Squad spin-off, I want him to write and direct Gotham City Sirens. He has said in the past that he’d love to work with Margot Robbie again, so this seems like a no-brainer. Give me Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and Harley Quinn working together for some underground, black market heist. If Ben Affleck wants to come back as Batman I’m down, but I envision this with Batgirl and Nightwing in the superhero roles.
The non-Suicide Squad project I would pick would be something like Blue & Gold starring Alan Tudyk as Blue Beetle and Nathan Fillion as Booster Gold. It’s a fancasting that people have been wanting to see, and Fillion and Gunn are friends in real life, so why not! Of course, I forgot Fillion was in The Suicide Squad until this very moment, so maybe that wouldn’t work? But It’s not like DC cares about its shared universe as much as Marvel, so who cares! Make it a eight-episode limited series on HBO Max and set it in its own universe.
So what about you, folks? What do you hope the DC project James Gunn is working on next will be about?
I’ll see you in the trenches.