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DC's The New Gods Movie Brings in Chasing Mavericks Writer

DC's The New Gods Movie Brings in Chasing Mavericks Writer

When news broke last week that A Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay was going to direct The New Gods for Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, it was revealed that the studio was searching for a screenwriter, and they have now found one. Writer Kario Salem has been tapped to write the script, working closely with Ava DuVernay to craft the narrative for this story, which will not be part of Warner Bros.' Dceu lineup. No production schedule or release date has been given at this time, although it seems likely that this will be Ava DuVernay's next film.

The New Gods was created in 1971 by Jack Kirby for DC, after the legendary writer and artist left Marvel following a dispute. The New Gods were part of a massive Fourth World saga that spanned a number of different comic book universes, although The New Gods were by far the most popular.

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