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The 'Xir
01-28-2004, 03:18 PM
With the plethera of Comic book heros appearing on or comming to the silverscreen, I thought I'd create one big thread to encompass them all. I've put some direct links to certain movies in the works taken from movies.com and was just wondering what your overall thoughts are, and what you'd really like to see on the Big Screen:


Spiderman 2 (http://movies.go.com/movies/S/spiderman2_2004/index.html)
The Punisher (http://movies.go.com/movies/P/punisher_2004/index.html)
Batman: Intimidation (http://movies.go.com/movies/B/batmanintimidation_2004/index.html)
Alien vs Predator (http://movies.go.com/movies/A/alienvspredator_2003/index.html)
Iron Man (http://movies.go.com/movies/I/ironman_2001/index.html)
The Fantastic Four (http://movies.go.com/movies/F/fantasticfourthe_2002/index.html)
The Transformers (http://movies.go.com/movies/T/transformers_2004/index.html)
Superman V (http://movies.go.com/movies/S/superman5_2004/index.html)
Batman vs Superman (http://movies.go.com/movies/U/untitledbatmansupermanproject_2004/index.html)
X-Men 3 (http://movies.go.com/movies/X/xmen3_2003/index.html)

Well there's a good starter list, One comic book hero that is just made for the big screen that has not even a whisper in the rumormill for a movie is Green Lantern. I'd love to see this character, and mainly Hal Jordan: Green Lantern brought to life, but I'm afraid that even if the project got a greenlight(no pun intended), that by the time that this got to the bigscreen after this huge windfall of comicbook hero movies, that it wouldn't get the attention it deserves! People will be sick of this genre of movie in about 3 to 4 years!

The 'Xir
01-28-2004, 03:31 PM
I'll admit that movies.com, isn't exactly up on the rumor mill, but If a movie is close to production or set for release they are usually pretty good about providing reliable information. Hey ya gotta figure they're tracking every possible movie that ever was made or will be made so they can't exactly keep track or be on top of it all, but they try! :)

stillakid
01-28-2004, 03:35 PM
Thanks for the list!

I know that a lot of serious comicbook readers don't care too much for it, but I'd love to see a faithful attempt at DANGER GIRL.

The 'Xir
01-28-2004, 03:38 PM
Hell if we've had a Tank Girl movie, why the hell not! ;)

The 'Xir
01-28-2004, 03:47 PM
If you haven't seen it here is the trailer for The Punisher (http://www.apple.com/trailers/artisan/the_punisher/trailer/)

Pretty Cool!!! Lot's of Explosions! :D

Beast
01-28-2004, 03:55 PM
There's also a pretty large 'Marvel' thread that I posted a while back that has news from Avi Arad about the various upcoming marvel projects. There's also threads for most of those, located in this section. :)

http://www.sirstevesguide.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21927

MTFBWY and HH!!

Jar Jar Binks

James Boba Fettfield
01-28-2004, 04:01 PM
I guess this thread is for talking about general feelings about comic book movies and what we like to see become movies someday.

Just if you want to get into specifics of a film, like say Spiderman 2 or the new Batman, then do so in its thread.

Good thread idea, Xir.

The 'Xir
01-28-2004, 04:06 PM
I did see your thread JJ, and debated about resurrecting it or starting this new one, but like I said, I wanted a thread that encompassed all the movies, that everyone could share in, not just marvel fans! Can't ya feel the love! :kiss: :rolleyes: :D

Oh and JBF there's no restictions here, if ya wanna get into specifics go for it, but yeah what you said on the actual idea of the thread! :)

Beast
01-28-2004, 04:10 PM
No probs, 'Xir. It works. I just posted a link to it for those 'Marvel' fans that post in this thread. And I need to run to the Superman thread now and drop some disturbing casting news. Up up and away! :D

MTFBWY and HH!!

Jar Jar Binks

El Chuxter
01-28-2004, 04:57 PM
I've been wanting a Green Lantern film for years! Start with Hal Jordan in the first one, sticking closely to the storyline of the Emerald Dawn 1 &2 mini-series. Then for the sequel, throw in Guy Gardner, who finds out he was the first choice for GL, gets 'hold of Sinestro's ring somehow, causes trouble for Hal, and finally joins with him to defeat Sinestro (who isn't as dead as believed). Then at the end of #2, Guy becomes a GL, too.

Rumor is there's a GIJoe movie in the works, too.

I've not heard any word on Spawn 2 for quite a while, and assume it's (unfortunately) in limbo. :(

Doubt it will happen, but I'd kill to see a Mystery Men sequel. With all the same cast, of course.

Other comics that could be awesome films:
Morbius
Sleepwalker
Flash
Martian Manhunter
Silver Surfer

The 'Xir
01-28-2004, 05:58 PM
Yeah with all the mars rover stuff going on the Manhunter might not be a bad release right about now! I wouldn't mind seeing a Silver Surfer one either, but like I said GreenLantern was meant for the Cinema these days. Imagine all the ring constructs they could come up with/do with CG! That movie would be sick! But alas it doesn't look like we're ever going to get one, which is odd because the Green Lantern franchise has had a huge lift in the past 5-8 years. It was nearly a dead comic, until the whole Death of Superman and Zero Hour storlines, and introduction of The new GL Kyle Rayner! The comic's popularity has just gone up and up ever since! You'd think Movie Execs would notice stuff like that! :rolleyes:

The 'Xir
01-31-2004, 02:10 AM
You know I was trying to think of other furture projects, and I was wondering would or could you guys accept a feature length Animated Star Wars film? The story could be about anything or at any time during the SW timeline, or hell something totally original? That way we could have more SW films, but they wouldn't be confused at all with the Saga! Just a thought!

stillakid
01-31-2004, 03:33 PM
You know I was trying to think of other furture projects, and I was wondering would or could you guys accept a feature length Animated Star Wars film? The story could be about anything or at any time during the SW timeline, or hell something totally original? That way we could have more SW films, but they wouldn't be confused at all with the Saga! Just a thought!


I don't know how popular it would be in general, but something revolving around the Podracing scene could be interesting. There was invariably racing after Ani left so those "core" characters could easily be left out of it.

The 'Xir
02-08-2004, 01:25 AM
Since this is a comics to screen thread, I'd love to see the Tales of the Jedi series come to life on screen, the Sith Wars , and, the Freedon Nadd Uprising or what ever it was called you know all that kinda stuff! Ulic-Quel Droma and company! :cool: