Joss Whedon Quits ‘Batgirl,’ Roxane Gay Offers to Take Over

Joss Whedon Quits ‘Batgirl,’ Roxane Gay Offers to Take Over

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A few days ago, Joss Whedon announced he’d departed from his Batgirl movie with DC Entertainment. In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Whedon said he was having trouble cracking the story. He told THR, “Batgirl is such an exciting project, and Warners/DC such collaborative and supportive partners, that it took me months to realize I really didn’t have a story.”   Though fans of Barbara Gordon’s Batgirl mourned losing superhero movie veteran Whedon (The Avengers movies, Justice League), the story took a surprising turn the next day. Hunger writer Roxane Gay tweeted that she’d take over story duties, and …