Warner Bros. is currently hunting for a director to take the helm on their planned Justice League of America movie. Recently it was reported that ben Affleck had been offered the job, but it’s now been confirmed he won’t take the job. he’s told the Canadian press (via THR) that “It sounds really exciting, but it’s not something I’m working on.”.
Now Moviehole has word that Warner is now considering Cloud Atlas directors Andy and Lana Wachowski for the superhero ensemble. The studio is reportedly very excited about Cloud Atlas’ immense scope and its ensemble cast, two things the Justice League of America movie will certainly have.
It isn’t clear if a formal offer has been made to the siblings or if it’s just an idea the studio’s had at the moment. They also have projects such as Cobalt Neutral 9 and Jupiter Ascending in the works, although it isn’t known if either of those will be their next picture (and both may have funding issues, which have already delayed the ‘gay Iraq war story’ Cobalt Neutral 9.
Will Beall (Gangster Squad) is working on the Justice League screenplay, which will likely bring together DC Comics luminaries such as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Green Lantern.