Justice League Film Delayed Due to ‘Script Issues’
The Hollywood Reporter confirmed today that filming of the George Miller-helmed Justice League will be delayed by Warner Bros. until after the writers’ strike. In its rationale for the delay, the studio cited a need for script rewrites as well as uncertainty regarding the film’s eligibility for tax incentives in Australia, where filming was planned.
"The feature was to have been a tentpole special effects extravaganza for Warners. Word leaked in the fall that the script, by Kieran Mulroney and Michele Mulroney, was good but that subsequent passes, including the latest by Miller, had pacing issues and took the project in directions the studio wasn’t happy with."
According to the Reporter, the Justice League delay comes as welcome news to Christopher Nolan, director of Batman Begins and its upcoming sequel, The Dark Knight. Nolan was unhappy with the significant differences between the Batman character planned for the League and the Batman of his current franchise.