Batgirl’s release date has been postponed again. HBO Max confirms all the rumors about the movie.
the premiere of batgirl has been delayed to 2023, instead of premiering in the streaming platform before the end of the year. Furthermore, the movie DC Comics could now also get a theatrical release instead of exclusively on hbo max. If so, the adaptation Barbara Gordon it would no longer be the first film of the DCEU that would be released only in a streaming catalog without going to theaters
This information is derived from an updated release schedule that would have been sent by Warner Bros. Pictures to the British press. has included batgirl in a section called “2023 movie releases.” Therefore, the film would be released in UK cinemas next year, not exclusively on HBO Max. Quite a surprise that confirms the rumors.
Previous rumors about batgirl they suggested that Warner Bros. Pictures was reconsidering its release strategy. The studio, before confirming the assumptions, was thinking of moving all of its DC Comics movies to exclusively theatrical debuts, no HBO Max.
Warner Bros. Discovery’s influence on the process
batgirl it has enjoyed an “exclusive status” from the beginning. It was going to be the first DC Comics movie scheduled to have an exclusive release on HBO Max alongside the TV series. peacemaker. No specific reason was given why the company decided to go that route. However, with the merger of Discovery It seems that Warner Bros. is changing the way they do business. And that has caused the film of Leslie Grace go to change your mode of delivery.
If you take a closer look at the move, it may be due to the fact that HBO Max is not available in many countries around the world. A theatrical release would mean that DC Comics fans outside of the United States of America and other Western areas would be able to see batgirl at the same time as the rest of the fans. Not to mention, it would also give Warner Bros. some additional box office revenue.