DC Universe from Warner Bros. is apparently “in quite a rough patch.” According to the allegations, a persistent problem prevents Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 3 from being issued. Currently, the film is “considered dead in its current incarnation.”
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the filmmaker was notified of the news as soon as she submitted her project treatment – which she co-wrote with Geoff Johns, by James Gunn, Peter Safran, co-chairs, and co-CEOs Pamela Abdy and Michael De Luca.
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Gunn and Safran were recently chosen by Warner Bros. Discover to lead their brand-new film and TV division. However, Jenkins was advised that her idea couldn’t work with the most recent plans for the DC Cinematic Universe.
Who is Peter Safran?
Peter Safran, a British-American film producer and manager, was born on November 22, 1965. Together with James Gunn, he is presently DC Studios’ co-chairman and CEO.
Safran attended Princeton University after growing up in the UK. He graduated from the New York University School of Law with a J.D. Before working as an assistant at UTA, he practised business law in New York City.
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He joined Gold-Miller Co. as a manager and remained there through 1998. After that, he spent five years as a manager at Brillstein-Grey before being appointed president of Brillstein-Grey Management in 2003. He was given daily oversight of the department’s operations as president, which included over 200 clients like Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler, Nicolas Cage, and Courteney Cox. In order to start The Safran Company, he left Brillstein-Grey in 2006, taking his entire clientele with him. Sean Combs, Adam Shankman, David Hyde Pierce, Jennifer Lopez, and Brooke Shields were among the artists he managed.
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Safran has been able to expand on The Conjuring Universe in recent years by producing movies like Aquaman, Shazam! (and their respective sequels), The Suicide Squad, and many others through his production company and first-look agreement with Warner Bros.
James Gunn and Safran were appointed co-chairs and co-CEOs of DC Studios in October 2022, managing the studio’s film, television, and animation productions. Gunn will be in charge of the division’s creative components, and Safran will be in charge of its business operations. The two started working in their new roles on November 1, 2022.