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After the massive success of 20th Century Fox’s Deadpool, it was only a matter of time until we heard about Warner Bros. resurrecting the long-in-development Lobo, another slightly less familiar and more adult comic book property. Unsurprisingly, the studio is once again focusing on the project and has just tapped screenwriter Jason Fuchs (Wonder Woman) to write the latest draft for the comic book adaptation.
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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was, many years ago, tied to a Shazam film, to play the villainous Black Adam. He’s also been connected to a big-screen adventure starring the character Lobo. Neither project went anywhere; both have seemed more or less dead in the past couple years. But during his promotion of Hercules, The Rock teased a DC Comics project, and his description sounds like it could be one of those two characters.
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With all the uncertainty surrounding Warner Bros.’ exploitation of DC characters, we shouldn’t be surprised to hear that a film featuring intergalactic bad-ass Lobo is maybe not happening soon.
Last year Brad Peyton (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island) came on to direct Lobo, and Dwayne Johnson soon said he was attached to the role. And then… crickets. We’ve heard just about zip about Lobo since. WB and DC talk has all been about Justice League, Batman, and Superman. And whether WB’s focus on other properties is to blame or not, at the very least we know that Johnson has fallen away from the project. Read More »