Looks like Geoff Johns has stepped down from DC Comics. Later this morning it was announced. However, he left to start a new venture. Although he stepped down from DC Entertainment as Chief Creative Officer, Johns struck a major deal with Warner Bros. Johns’ first projects is to write and produce the long talked about Green Lantern Corps.
After stepping down from his current role, Johns entered an exclusive deal with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment. His new production company, Mad Ghost Productions, will be creating content for multiple divisions of the studio, including films, television, and comic books.
— Geoff Johns (@geoffjohns) June 11, 2018
In addition to the production of the Green Lantern Corps, Johns is set to continue working on the DC films that he was already a part of. This includes Aquaman, Shazam!, and Wonder Woman 2. In a statement Geoff Johns said:
“I took on a role at DCE because I love the characters and this universe more than anything. But, I want to spend my days writing and on set. I’m thrilled to get back to a more hands-on creative role. It’s a dream job on dream projects, reaching even deeper into DC’s vast pantheon of characters,” said Johns. “I’m also excited to continue to work with the amazing team at DCE and my colleagues at Warner Bros.”
The Hollywood Reporter
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