More Puzzle Pieces Fall Into Place as DC Announces Low-Budget Features for 2014
I certainly hope the work that has been going on, on TV, will be honoured by the DC film universe TV has had a better tack record with the characters then the films. Also, I’d love to see Stephen Amell play his role in the Justice League film.
- CW’s ‘The Flash’ Will Get Standalone Pilot; Costume Won’t Debut on ‘Arrow’ (screenrant.com)
- DC Planning to Release Two Low-Budget Superhero Films a Year? (screenrant.com)
- Will ‘Arrow’ Crossover With the DC ‘Justice League’ Movie Universe? (screenrant.com)
- DC vs. Marvel: The Submerging Of A Studio (thoughtcatalog.com)
Bleeding Cool is reporting that DC Entertainment is looking to mine its extensive library of intellectual property in a big way over the next couple of years.
According to Rich Johnston, the site’s head writer:
“A series of lower-prominence comic books being turned into relatively lower budget movies. Suicide Squad is one specifically mentioned as only needing a $40 million budget, pre-marketing. Some could be made for as little as $20 million.”
Online speculation has run rampant in the wake of the news, with fans and creators alike sharing their thoughts as to which characters would make the best low-budget adaptations. Popular theories have included The Question, who would allow DC to explore the noir/crime drama genre and the long-suffering Booster Gold project. With the mention of Suicide Squad, it bears asking again whether the DC Cinematic Universe will be tied to their growing library of…
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