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'Batman v Superman' scribe eyed for 'Justice League'

Chris Terrio courted for 'Justice League'
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Warner Bros.’ presentation at the mythic Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con is fast approaching, with this comes word of who might write their biggest superhero movie yet, “Justice League.”

Deadline reported earlier today that Oscar winning scribe Chris Terrio (“Argo”) is being courted to write “Justice League.”

The report states that after Terrio knocked it out of the park with his rewrite of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the studio is looking to re-up with Terrio and have him write their answer to Marvel’s “The Avengers.”

Warner Bros. with their staple of DC Comics characters, they are playing the catch up game with Marvel as they expand their own cinematic universe.

Currently “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” is slated for a May 6, 2016 release, Zack Snyder is at the hem. Snyder will also direct “Justice League,” which is slated for 2017.

The word is that the studio wants to shoot the films back-to-back.

“Argo” director and star, Ben Affleck, is set to star as Batman in both films, Henry Cavill returns as Superman, Gal Gadot will play Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa is set to play Aquaman and Ray Fisher will play Cyborg.

“Justice League” is at the top of the food chain for the studio and they can’t afford another misfire like “Green Lantern.”

Source: Deadline

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