Warner Bros. to restructure DC Films after Justice League disappointment

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Jon Berg, co-president of production at Warner Bros.

Berg, who ran point on DC movies and was credited as a producer on "Justice League", has been an executive at the studio for about a decade. Geoff Johns, the other head of DC Films, is expected to remain in his position as Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment, though the trade also says his role in Warner Bros.' film wing may lessen to an "advisory" capacity.

"This is something that Jon approached me about six months ago, and he expressed his goal was to ultimately be a producer at the studio", Warner Bros. Picture Group President Toby Emmerich is considering integrating the DC films into the main Warner Bros. movie division as the DCEU presently is separate on the lot. The film was meant to be DC's answer to Marvel's "Avengers", uniting the likes of Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman under the banner of a team of world-saving superheroes.

On the whole, "Justice League" has earned a total of $572,064,849 from its combined domestic and global ticket sales. After his daughter committed suicide, Snyder eventually left the production before it underwent costly re-shoots.

Zack Snyder, who directed and produced Justice League before he had to step down due to a family tragedy, will stay on as producer and exec producer of Aquaman and Wonder Woman 2. Time Warner is said to be frustrated that Warner Bros. leaders continued to bring the director back, especially after "Batman v Superman" was excoriated by critics even though it made money.

It's reported Zack Snyder will not be directing another DC movie, but is still involved as a producer and executive producer on several DC films.

The only positives you can take from Variety's report is that it's believed Warner Bros. are happy to continue with the Flashpoint movie, stating that it could well be Ben Affleck's final outing as the Dark Knight, what with Matt Reeves wanting to measure up someone else for the cape and cowl for his standalone Batman movie.

The execs are said to be happy with how Justice League introduced both Ezra Miller's The Flash and Jason Momoa's Aquaman.

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