‘Justice League Dark’ has a director

The adaptation of DC's 'Dark Universe' is coming together

Justice League Dark has found it’s director in Doug Liman. Liman is known for his work on Edge of Tomorrow and this year’s Jason Bourne film.

Justice League Dark is an adaptation of ‘Dark Universe’, with Scott Rudin producing the film and Michael Gilio writing the script. DC and Warner Bros. are yet to confirm the official title of the film.

According to Variety, sources have claimed that Liman has left the Channing Tatum-starring adaptation of Gambit. Insiders say is a mutual split between the studio and Liman.


Liman is taking over the project from Guillermo del Toro, with Justice League Dark said to be playing a major role in the new D.C. Cinematic Universe.

Plot details are being kept under wraps but the story is said to revolve around a dark Justice League team that consists of John Constantine, Swamp Thing, Deadman, Zatanna and Etrigan the Demon.

Liman recently finished filming The Wall starring Avengers star Aaron Taylor-Johnson. He is also attached to direct Chaos Walking and is currently working on drug cartel movie American Made starring Tom Cruise.