Steven Spielberg is finally ready to take a shot at directing a superhero movie. “The prolific director and his Amblin Entertainment are teaming with Warner Bros. to produce action-adventure ‘Blackhawk,’ with the intention of Spielberg directing,” Variety reports.
The project is based on a classic comic-book property, and marks Spielberg’s first feature film based on the DC Universe, Variety notes.
The report quotes Toby Emmerich, chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group, saying: “We are so proud to be the studio behind Steven Spielberg’s latest hit, and are thrilled to be working with him again on this new action adventure. We can’t wait to see what new ground he will break in introducing ‘Blackhawk’ to movie audiences worldwide.”