The DCEU is chock filled with initiatives in varied phases of improvement, however few of those movies have been fairly as troublesome to pin down as David Ayer’s Gotham Metropolis Sirens. His follow-up to Suicide Squad was introduced final yr shortly after the debut of the Activity Drive X solo film, however we have not heard a lot about it on the DC slate in current months. With that in thoughts, CinemaBlend not too long ago had the possibility to ask Ayer in regards to the movie in the course of the press junket for his new Netflix venture, Bright, in Los Angeles, and he admitted that he is nonetheless engaged on it, saying:
Engaged on it over at Warners. Simply kicking it round in improvement.
So whereas Gotham Metropolis Sirens hasn’t moved ahead shortly, it sounds prefer it’s nonetheless one thing that the oldsters at Warner Bros. need to pursue with David Ayer. The movie has gone by a collection of behind-the-scenes modifications (notably with screenwriters) over the course of its improvement, and whereas these could have slowed it down, it seems that issues are nonetheless chugging alongside.
With Gotham Metropolis Sirens apparently nonetheless on the docket, this presents apparent questions on the place Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn will match into the DCEU subsequent. She’s integral to the Gotham Metropolis Sirens storyline (as she’s one among three “Sirens” that additionally contains Catwoman and Poison Ivy), however she’s additionally at the moment hooked up to a Joker/Harley spinoff movie and a Harley solo movie, along with Gavin O’Connor’s Suicide Squad 2. Ms. Robbie clearly can’t be in that many locations directly, which signifies that each film to probably characteristic her might want to wait as soon as she makes a alternative for a venture.
For these of you who’re much less aware of the DC lore, Gotham Metropolis Sirens is a female-centric title specializing in Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Catwoman as a supervillain/anti-hero staff. Rumors related to the movie adaptation had urged that it might see them face off in opposition to the extra heroic Birds of Prey (mostly consisting of Batgirl, Black Canary, and Huntress), which might go a great distance in direction of fleshing out the Gotham facet of the DCEU. It has been considerably disheartening to not hear a lot in regards to the venture in current months, however David Ayer’s feedback on the Shiny junket really feel like an encouraging reminder that it is nonetheless being workshopped on the studio.
From there, that naturally leads us to marvel after we could obtain a extra concrete replace on the standing of Gotham Metropolis Sirens. Once we offered this query to David Ayer, he was a lot coyer about particulars and mentioned:
We right here at CinemaBlend will convey you the following main replace associated to Gotham Metropolis Sirens when it turns into out there to us. Till then you’ll be able to learn our in-depth review (in addition to our review roundup) for David Ayer’s Shiny and take a look at Netflix‘s first-ever huge price range blockbuster for your self!