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‘Batgirl’ Directors Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah On Film’s Cancellation: “It Was A Traumatic Experience” — Red Sea Film Festival

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The Belgian directing duo, who were both born in Morocco, were at the festival this week with their feature Rebel, a story that follows two brothers from Belgium who join ISIS. Warner Bros Discovery axed the DC project in August to take advantage of a purchase accounting maneuver available to the conglom.
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‘Batgirl’ Directors Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah On Film’s Cancellation: “It Was A Traumatic Experience” — Red Sea Film Festival

It was two days after director Adil El Arbi’s wedding in Morocco when he and his co-director Bilall Fallah got the call that their recently wrapped $70M Batgirl would be shelved as part of a cost-saving move for Warner Bros Discovery under David Zaslav’s new regime.

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Batgirl Directors Call Film's Cancellation a Traumatic Experience, Would Work on Another DC Film With One Request

By now the story of DC and Warner Bros. Pictures' Batgirl movie is one of the most infamous cases of 'almost was' that we've seen in modern Hollywood. Batgirl was greenlit by DC/WB, was fully filmed and completed, and was just about to get into its marketing and promotional run when it was [...]

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Batgirl Directors Would Still Work With DC Despite Surprise Cancellation

Despite Warner Bros. Discovery deciding not to release the nearly-finished Batgirl movie, directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah would still be open to working on a DC movie if the right opportunity arose. Speaking to THR, the Bargirl directors laid out their very reasonable conditions for returning to the studio.“Yeah, we’d still work with them,” Fallah said. “But on the condition that the movie comes out. I mean, if Warner says ‘do you want …

2 months ago·United States
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Batgirl Directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah Would Still Work with Warner Bros. After Film's Surprise Cancellation - Cinema Daily US

After Warner Bros. Discovery decided not to release the nearly-finished Batgirl, its directors, Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, revealed that they’re still open to working on a future DC movie if the right opportunity is presented to them. The filmmakers shared the news while speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, but also stated that they […]

2 months ago
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