Steven Spielberg Is Switching Universes to Direct Superhero Movie

He will be working on an adaptation of "Blackhawk."

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Director Steven Spielberg is joining the DC Universe. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Get excited, because Steven Spielberg is about to join the DC Universe. The director will be working on his first superhero movie with the adaptation of Blackhawk, which is a World War II-set DC about a squadron of pilots. Blackhawk is the main character and he commands the squad.

The film is in development with Spielberg, Amblin Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures, which was behind Spielberg’s Ready Player One, reports CNN. He is “hoping” to direct Blackhawk, according to DC and Warner Bros. The screenplay for the movie is written by David Koepp, who wrote Jurassic Park and several other Spielberg-directed films.

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