DC Fan Art Imagines Dylan O’Brien as Nightwing


A number of beloved DC Comics characters are beginning to make their way into the DC Extended Universe, with HBO Max movies and TV shows providing outlets for interesting storytelling. One character fans have been hoping to see on the big screen for quite a while is Dick Grayson/Nightwing, the former incarnation of the first Robin. A night wing the solo film has been in development since 2017, and while we have no idea who will ultimately play the hero, Teen Wolf and The maze Runner Star Dylan O’Brien has become quite a popular suggestion among fans. A new piece from Instagram user @rahalarts imagines what O’Brien would look like in the Nightwing costume. You can check it below.

the original night wing film project has been linked to The LEGO Batman Moviefrom Chris McKay, who will direct the film with a screenplay written by Accountantis Bill Dubuque. In recent years, McKay has indicated that there is no “firm commitment” from Warner Bros. in the making of the film, but he is hopeful that his version of the project can come to fruition.

night wing is still a film that I really want to make. I love the character of Dick Grayson as a young adult becoming his own kind of superhero character,” McKay said. Variety in 2021. “It was going to be a father and son story and also a revenge movie, which really excited me because there was a lot going on in that storyline. It was going to be really primitive and stripped down and like a real red meat film in the best way.”

“Hopefully that’s something we can still do. It hasn’t been a priority these days; hopefully that will become the priority soon,” McKay added. “That would be my favorite thing to get out of all of this.”

In a separate 2021 interview, McKay hinted at what his movie’s plot would have involved and how Batman might have factored that in.

“It was going to be a real, it was going to be a character study about this guy who grew up with some kind of bad dad,” McKay said. The bear cave in 2021. “How it drove him, as a young adult, to try to fight and get as far away from this world as possible and be dragged into it.”

“It was like taking a Nightwing comic book. You’re not sure Batman will show up, but he might show up and other people might show up, but again, you’re dealing with Nightwing and that. that’s what I like that,” McKay said. “I like the idea that we don’t necessarily connect to certain things, we can just make it a story that takes place in Blüdhaven or with Dick Grayson and his world. How he became Nightwing and why he became Nightwing, there were a lot of things I liked about the approach.”

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