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The film industry press is buzzing this week from the news that Warner Brothers has decided to completely shelve its upcoming HBO Max streaming release of DC franchise outing Batgirl. That’s in spite of the studio having greenlit the film for a budget of $80m. It was already in post-production and its star, Leslie Grace, was already making noise in interviews about how excited she was for its release.

Warners had committed the film to streaming on its 76.8-million subscriber platform HBO Max from the get-go, deciding that it would be spectacular enough for a small screen offering but not quite at the levels needed for a theatrical release...

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