Kevin Smith’s Bizarro DC Project Won’t Launch at Warner Bros.

In 2019 Diversity announced that Greg Berlanti, the inspiration behind much of The CW’s Arrow, will be releasing an anthology series titled “Weird Adventures”. Unfortunately, rumors about the project, which was supposed to focus on obscure characters from DC comics, noticeably fell silent after this announcement.

Unfortunately, we may now have a pretty good idea of ​​why. During the episode Hollywood chatter, Kevin Smith revealed that he had written an episode of the planned series with Eric Carrasco that would have featured Bizarro, the Superman villain, in the spotlight along with other classic characters such as Perry White and Jimmy Olsen. The episode would have told the origin story of the Man of Steel’s complete opposite, but that’s not even the most exciting part.

Smith said, “I’m telling you all this and the whole story just to tell you that the man who – we didn’t lock him up, didn’t sign him – but the man we pursued to play our Bizarro was Nicolas Cage. “. Cage is known for his drive and ability to bring wild characters to life, so playing a villain like Bizarro would be perfect. Of course, this isn’t the first time Cage’s name has been linked to a canceled DC title. Academy Award Winner Once the actor was invited to play the role of the last son of Krypton in the Tim Burton film Superman Lives.

Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like any project has much hope of ever getting started again. During his recent discussion, Smith confirmed the project is dead and lamented the apparent new direction for DC projects at Warner Bros. discovery. Smith said, “It feels like there was once a very promising future for me … DC material on HBO Max. [is] gone.”

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