‘Supergirl’ finds director with Craig Gillespie

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It’s all up, up and away for director Craig Gillespie, who is in talks to direct Supergirl: the woman of tomorrow.

The filmmaker joins James Gunn (Superman) and Andy Muscheiti (the Batman movie The brave and the Brave) as one of the filmmakers building the slate of projects for DC Studios, the Warner Bros. division led by Gunn and Peter Safran.

With Gillespie, DC gets a tried-and-true director known for putting a grounded yet stylish spin on projects like Disney’s. cruellathe skating drama me, tonia and televisions Pam and Tommy. It was last in theaters with the movie GameStop. dumb money.

supergirl stars Dragon Houseis Milly Alcock, who will play Kara Zor-El, Superman’s cousin. The show is inspired by the comic by Tom King and Bilquis Evely and will be based on the serious version of the character that the public can know from the CW. supergirl series.

“We will see the difference between Superman, who was sent to Earth and raised by loving parents since he was a baby, versus Supergirl, raised on a rock, a fragment of Krypton, and who watched everyone around her die and die. “She was killed in terrible ways for the first 14 years of her life and then she came to Earth,” Gunn told reporters in early 2023.

Ana Nogueira wrote the script for the project, which does not have a release date. DC Studios is currently in production Supermanits first feature.

Gillespie is represented by CAA, Rumble Media and Sloane Offer.

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