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We seem to be cresting this current wave of superhero and comic book derived movies. It’s getting to the point where Matthew Vaughn’s take on the subgenre seems like the correct one — how long can this possibly last?

The haven for hero tales may be smaller, stranger films that don’t rely on expensive licensing and can be made for a lot less money. Enter Max Landis, son of director John Landis. He’s in the process of selling Chronicle, an original script with a sort-of superhero angle, to Fox. (Edit: I’d originally listed the title as ‘Chronicles,’ and Max Landis kindly wrote to correct me.) Read More »