With The Avengers turning into the third-biggest film of all time, there are more questions than ever about what Marvel Studios will do next. There have been quite a few rumors, some fostered by Marvel, some not. Studio president Kevin Feige has talked about the possibility of a Doctor Strange film, or one featuring the Guardians of the Galaxy. There’s Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man, which seems to be inching closer to reality, and that Runaways movie that Marvel back-burnered a while ago.
Plus there has been talk of films for other characters, such as Luke Cage, Black Panther, and even Moon Knight. But if one report is correct, it’s Black Panther that will be on screens before most of those other cats. Read More »
Black Panther is one of the many comic book properties that Marvel Studios has been eyeing for the big screen adaptation for a while now. It looks like they are becoming more serious about developing the comic into a feature film. According to THR, Marvel Studios has hired documentary story editor and screenwriter Mark Bailey to write the big screen adaptation.
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Chockstone Pictures has acquired the rights to Washington Post South American correspondent Monte Reel‘s non-fiction book The Last of the Tribe: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon, and have hired Doug Liman to direct. Mark Bailey is adapting the screenplay.
Liman is best known as the director of Swingers, The Bourne Identity, Mr. And Mrs. Smith and Jumper. The Last of the Tribe is about the search for the last surviving member of an Amazon tribe from the perspective of the government officials charged with finding him, and “preserving his way of life.”
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