Chris McKay still wants to make his Nightwing movie, though he hasn't spoken to DC Studios co-CEO James Gunn. Since Gunn and fellow co-CEO Peter Safran took the reins, the DCU has undergone a major shake-up; the duo announced their first stage of projects – part of Chapter One: Gods and Monsters – earlier this year, and the line-up includes the likes of a new Batman and Robin movie and a new Superman film.
Speaking to SFX Magazine in the new issue, which features Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves on the cover, McKay gave an update on the DC film, which centers on Dick Grayson, Batman's former sidekick.
The project has been lingering in development hell for many moons – but McKay hasn't given up hope. "Look, I am still hoping to do something with it," McKay says. "Now that James Gunn is involved… I haven't had any conversations with him or anybody over there, but I love that character.
I hope I can do something with him. That would be amazing." McKay's next film, though, is Renfield, which stars Nicolas Cage as Dracula and Nicholas Hoult as his beleaguered assistant, with Awkwafina playing a human character named Rebecca.Read more on gamesradar.com