Co-writer of Doctor Strange to pen story of Justice League Dark
Jon Spaihts is reportedly rewriting Justice League Dark
The film Justice League Dark is reportedly being re-written by Jon Spaihts, who is also the co-writer of Doctor Strange. The film is being re-written due to the recent presentations underwhelmed executives, reports say.
Daniel Espinosa and Gerard Johnstone were said to be the front runners to direct after the film lost its director Doug Liman. It director Andy Muschietti was also reportedly in the running to replace Liman.
Liman shared that he departed the project due to scheduling conflicts, as he's currently busy making Chaos Walking and has to soon start working on Edge of Tomorrow sequel.
Guillermo del Toro was set to direct Justice League Dark, which was initially called Dark Universe, since the project's announcement back in November 2012. But Warner Bros backed out due to the lacklustre box office performance of Pacific Rim.