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If you spend any time looking into the history of Batman on film, you’re sure to have at least come across a mention of the abandoned Justice League Mortal project.
More than a decade ago, George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road) put together a film for Warner Bros. called Justice League Mortal. It got through pre-production, and it even got to the point that the cast gathered in Australia to do costume fittings and prepare to film. And then absolutely everything fell apart from a writers strike to funding going off the rails due to currency fluctuations and the loss of a tax credit.
The project was abandoned and the cast sent home.
It seems as though Armie Hammer gets asked about this the most because he was supposed to play Batman. Speaking with Maltin on Films this week, he dove into a bit of what the take on the caped crusader was going to be.
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