It was a large group of people, too many cooks in the kitchen, and that diluted the overall vision.
The Hollywood Reporter says that Warner Bros. executive Jon Berg and DC s Chief Content Officer Geoff Johns will soon start co-running DC Films.
They ll produce the movies and generally manage the cohesive vision, while also giving filmmakers plenty of room to make their own movies.
This is just the latest major shake-up after Batman v Superman failed to meet Warner Bros. significant expectations.
It s going to be a profitable film, but not an undeniable smash; more crucially, it didn t generate the kind of groundswell of excitement the studio hoped for.
First Suicide Squad, the next film on the slate, underwent significant reshoots.