The DCEU has been in a rather bizarre state for quite a few years now, however, the released of movies such as Joker, Wonder Woman and Aquaman has breathed new life into the DC Comics movie franchise.
Todd Phillips’ Joker has been especially successful at the box office and it looks like it’s shown executives at Warner Bros. Pictures that R-rated movies can work.
People will go to see a more R-rated movie, even if it’s a comic book film, and DC Films and Warner Bros. Pictures seem to have realised that they can make quite a bit of money if they focus on making more adult movies.
According to We Got This Covered’s sources, that’s exactly what they want to focus on moving forward.
Their sources have informed the media outlet that Warner Bros. wants to focus on making more R-rated movies and have them be more diverse.
We recently learnt that Marvel Studios were looking to also boost their films’ diversity and add more LGBT characters moving forward.
More R-rated and diverse DCEU movies is the way to go
Personally, I think this is a great decision and a long time coming. It really does seem to me as if times are a-changing, and for the better.
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with more representation in comic book movies, and anyone who says otherwise is wrong.
I’m sorry about being so blunt, but this is something I think is hugely important in our society and popular culture.
Hopefully, this is something that Warner Bros. and Marvel are serious about and that they’ll really try to do it properly.
What do you make of this news? Do you think it’s time for our comic book movies to be more R-rated and representative of society? Let us know in the comments below.
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