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Doug Liman Has Amazing Take On Justice League Dark

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Tue, 05/16/2017 - 23:47

Justice League Dark is still happening, with director Doug Liman offering an update to Collider.

The good news is that Doug Liman notes he has an amazing take on Justice League Dark, but the director is unsure when he will tackle the project.

I have a really amazing take on it, that is in keeping with my approach to superheroes. Jason Bourne is a superhero, of sorts. Aaron Taylor-Johnson and John Cena, in The Wall, are superheroes. They’re very grounded... So, I’m really excited, with Justice League Dark, to actually look at what it’s like, if I actually tackle a real superhero, but it’s not gonna look that different from my other superheroes.

Doug Liman notes he doesn't know when production on JLD will start, but offers:

 I have to have a passionate connection to my films, which I do with Justice League Dark. I have a way into the story that’s personal, the way I have a connection to The Wall... I feel a real connection to Justice League Dark. But part of my process is that, when I finish a movie, the movies I choose to do after it are guided by the experience I had on the previous movie... The paint is still wet on The Wall. I’m not sure what I’m going to take away from it, and therefore what I’m gonna want to do next.

Doug Liman was also once attached to the X-Men spinoff Channing Tatum Gambit movie, but explains he really didn't find a connection with it:

I never formed a connection. Many of these movies, I don’t have the connection on day one, but I find the connection. I just never find it. I don’t always find a connection. I want to make a movie that, if anybody else made it, it would be different. 

Doug Liman also offers the title for Edge of Tomorrow 2:

We have an amazing story! It’s incredible! Way better than the first film, and I obviously loved the first film. It will be called Live Die Repeat and Repeat. Tom [Cruise] is excited about it, and Emily Blunt is excited about it. The big question is just when we’ll do it. But it’s not an if, it’s a when.

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