Zatanna: Emerald Fennell, Hot Best Director Oscar Nominee, to Pen DC Movie

Promising Young Woman Director Emerald Fennell to Pen DC Movie ‘Zatanna’

Emerald Fennell - National Television Awards on January 25, 2017 - Getty-H 2018

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The heroine is a master of illusions who can manipulate reality.
Emerald Fennell has lined up her next project after picking up an Oscar nomination and WGA win for her feature Promising Young Woman.Fennell will write Zatanna, an adaptation of a DC comic that follows a master of illusions who can manipulate reality.

Zatanna was created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Murphy Anderson in 1964, and has close ties with John Constantine, the occult master who will be the subject of an HBO Max series produced by Abrams. She also is associated with Justice League Dark, the team of heroes who deal with the supernatural. Abrams is also producing an HBO Max series focused on that team.

Fennell made Oscar history as the first woman director to be nominated for best director for a directorial debut.