EXCLUSIVE: Hot off of worthwhile the WGA Award for usual screenplay on Sunday evening, Promising Younger Lady filmmaker Emerald Fennell is field to jot down the DC movie Zatanna for Harmful Robot and Warner Bros. This deal has been done for a whereas, I understand. No phrase yet as as to whether Fennell will order.
The persona, who’s a magician, changed into once created by Gardner Fox and artist Murphy Anderson, making her debut in November 1964’s Hawkman. Admire her father Zatara, she has many magical powers, and in that first mission, she’s on a scramble to search out him. Zatanna has been alive to with the Justice League, has had a childhood with Batman and changed into once romantically linked to persona John Constantine. The persona changed into once carried out by Serinda Swan for three seasons on the CW’s Smallville.
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Harmful Robot is producing through their take care of Warner Bros. DC Movies President Walter Hamada is overseeing the mission.
Fennell’s Promising Younger Lady, which stars Carey Mulligan, has been on a hot shuffle since its world premiere at Sundance 2020. The pic is nominated for five Oscars, along with three for Fennell within the Easiest Image, Directing and Fashioned Screenplay classes. The Focal point Beneficial properties liberate is also up for editing and Mulligan for Easiest Actress. Promising Younger Lady changed into once nominated for four Golden Globes, along with Easiest Image Drama, Director, Screenplay and Mulligan within the Easiest Actress slot. The actress is up for a Lead Feminine Actor SAG Award, and the movie is up for the head prize on the PGA awards.
Fennell broke an Oscar barrier final week when she grew to turn into the first female filmmaker to be nominated as Easiest Director for a feature directorial debut. Along with Nomadland filmmaker Chloé Zhao, they grew to turn into the sixth and seventh females to be nominated within the Easiest Director class. Fennell is also the third lady to be identified with three noms in a single one year, following Sofia Coppola for Misplaced in Translation and producer Fran Walsh for Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
Fennell also stars as Camilla Parker Bowles within the fourth season of Netflix’s award-worthwhile drama sequence The Crown. When stage theaters reopen in London’s West Discontinue, the musical Cinderella — which Fennell wrote with Andrew Lloyd Webber on music — is field to pick out its curtain.
Fennell is repped by UTA, United Agents, Administration 360 and Hansen Jacobson Teller.
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