SDCC 2017: DC’s Geoff Johns Reveals Batgirl Production Start

Writer/director Joss Whedon (Firefly, Marvel’s The Avengers) is currently hard at work finishing extensive reshoots on Warner Bros. Pictures’ Justice League for its November release, but after that he will bring Batgirl to the big screen in her own solo movie. Now DC Films co-chairman Geoff Johns has announced a Batgirl start date for when Whedon will begin production.

“Batman is more than just Batman,” Johns confirmed to IGN. “It’s been way too long since we’ve seen an expansion of that universe. We are doing ‘Batgirl’ with Joss Whedon, it’s gonna be super exciting and he’s gonna start that next year. That’s just the start. We want to explore the Batman universe in a big new way.” 

So there you have it. Whedon will begin production on Batgirl in 2018!  Are you excited for this news?  What other Bat-family members would you like to see get their own film?  Sound off in the comments.