Summary List PlacementJJ Abrams won't direct the long-awaited Black "Superman" movie because Warner Bros. and DC are committed to hiring a Black director, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
A DC source told The Hollywood reporter that having Abrams direct would be "tone deaf." Abrams is still, however, producing the film.
It was announced in February that author Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing the screenplay for the upcoming film, though the script isn't set to be delivered until mid-December.
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