Following earlier today about finally landing director Matt Reeves, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that director Chris McKay will direct a live-action movie! and screenwriter Bill Dubuque is set to pen the script.
In the pages of DC Comics, Dick Grayson spent many years as Batman’s protege and sidekick, Robin, but eventually went off on his own and assumed the mantle of the hero Nightwing. The character spent some time in the streets of Gotham City but primarily called the neighboring town of Bludhaven his base of operations.
This isn’t the first time that McKay has toyed with the character either, as Dick Grayson appeared in
. Dick was also previously played by Chris O’Donnell in and .The movie joins a growing roster of films in the DCEU, including this year’s and , the soon-to-be-in-production , and the in-development sequel, , , , , and .
It’s unclear how the movie will tie into the larger cinematic unvierse, or if it will spin out of the events of the upcoming , but sound off with your thoughts on this news below!