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Morbius

In 2000, Marvel Entertainment entered into a joint venture agreement with Artisan Entertainment to turn at least 15 Marvel superhero franchises into live-action films, television series, direct-to-video films and internet projects. These franchises included an adaptation of Morbius[1].

Longshot

In 2000, Marvel Entertainment entered into a joint venture agreement with Artisan Entertainment to turn at least 15 Marvel superhero franchises into live-action films, television series, direct-to-video films and internet projects. These franchises included an adaptation of Longshot[1].

Mort the Dead Teenager

In 2000, Marvel Entertainment entered into a joint venture agreement with Artisan Entertainment to turn at least 15 Marvel superhero franchises into live-action films, television series, direct-to-video films and internet projects. These franchises included an adaptation of Mort the Dead Teenager[1].

Kabuki

Kabuki

Kabuki as she appears in the comics

David Mack and 20th Century Fox started development on an animated film based on Kabuki with Mack acting as writer, co-producer, visual designer, and creative consultant in 1999. In 2001, the film was tranfered the film to a live-action division of Fox. An actress was approached for the title role of Kabuki, however the film was never produced.[2]

Prime

In 2003, Marvel released an earnings report listing a Prime film as "to be determined". [3]

Werewolf by Night

In 2004, Robert Nelson Jacobs was hired by Crystal Sky to write an adaptation of Werewolf by Night[4]. The film was due to begin filming in 2005[5], but no further developments took place.

The Sub-Mariner

See also: The Sub-Mariner (film) rumors

In 2004, David Self was hired by Universal Pictures to write a film adaptation of Namor the Sub-Mariner.[6] Chris Columbus was hired to direct the project[7], which was slated for a 2007 release[8]. However, Columbus pulled out of the project in 2005[9] and the film was delayed. In 2006, Jonathan Mostow was hired to direct the project[10] and was still developing the film in 2009[11].

Deathlok

See also: Deathlok (film) rumors

In 2004, a film based on Deathok was in development at Paramount Pictures and seeking a director.[12] Paramount hired Lee Tamahori as director and Stu Zicherman and Raven Metzner, however Zicherman and Raven Metzner were soon replaced by David Self.[13]. Soon after this, Tamahori was replaced by Paul McGuigan as director.[14]

Killraven

In 2005, Sony Pictures announced plans to develop Killraven into a feature film. Sony entered into talks with Robert Schenkkan to write the script. However, no further developments have been announced to date.[15]

The Hands of Shang-Chi

in 2001, Stephen Norrington announced that he had agreed to direct a film based on The Hands of Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu. Norrington described the film as "a real honest-to-goodness martial arts film, rather than a film that simply has martial arts in it". In 2004, it was announced that Ang Lee had been brought on as producer. In 2005, it was announced that Stan Lee had agreed to executive produce the film for DreamWorks, with Yuen Woo-ping directing from a Bruce McKenna screenplay.[16] In 2005, Avi Arad stated that he thought that a PG-13 adaptation was possible.[17] In 2006, Ang Lee confirmed his and Yuen's continued involvement with the project.[16] However, no further developments have been announced to date.

Cloak and Dagger

A live-action film based on Cloak and Dagger was being developed by Marvel in 2006. However, no further developments have been announced to date.[18]

Gargoyle

A live-action film based on Gargoyle was being developed by Marvel in 2006. However, no further developments have been announced to date[18].

Taskmaster

Taskmaster

Taskmaster he appears in the comics

Joe Carnahan signed on to direct an adaptation of Taskmaster in 2008. Carnahan said that the film would "literally build this character's origin" and that it would "commence with the events following Taskmaster's severe beat down at the hands of Moon Knight".[19]


Alien Legion

Alienlegion

Alien Legion as they appear in the comics

In 2009, Carl Potts confirmed that a film adaptation of Alien Legion had been optioned and the script was in its third rewrite. Derek Haas revealed that he and writing partner Michael Brandt had been reworking the Alien Legion script for Jerry Bruckheimer and Disney.[20]

Incognito

In 2010, 20th Century Fox acquired screen rights to Incognito. Robert Schenkkan was brought on to write the screenplay. David Engel, Peter Chernin and Chernin Entertainment were brought on to produce the film.[21]

Alpha Flight

In 2010, Vincenzo Natali expressed interest in directing a adaptation of Alpha Flight.[22]

The Runaways

See also: Runaways (film) rumors

In 2008, Marvel Studios began developing a script based the comic series Runaways with Brian K. Vaughan writing and Kevin Feige producing.[23] In April 2010 director Peter Sollett emerged as the front runner to direct the movie.[24] In May 2010, British screenwriter Drew Pearce was reported to be writing the film for Marvel Studios.[25] In July 2010, it was reported that filming would begin in March - July 2011.[26] On August 5, 2010, casting for the film began.[27] Actress Keke Palmer wasapproached for a role in the film.[28] Lucas Cruikshank also auditioned for a role in the film.[29] On September 24, 2013, Pearce revelaed that the film is now shelved due of the success of The Avengers.[30]

Other films

See Also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Marvel Signs Deal with Artisan for 15 Franchises
  2. David Mack talks 'Kabuki' movie
  3. Marvel Movies: The Next Wave
  4. Werewolf by Night to Shoot Soon
  5. Werewolf by Night Movie Update
  6. NAMOR MOVIE UPDATE
  7. Sub-Mariner Gets Harry Potter Director
  8. Sub-Mariner Film to Debut in 2007
  9. Man Overboard! Columbus Bails on Sub-Mariner
  10. Namor Movie Gets Terminator 3 Director
  11. Namor The Sub-Mariner Movie Still In the Works
  12. Spider provider grows new legs
  13. Road to Perdition Scribe to Re-Write Deathlok
  14. McGuigan Confirmed to Direct Deathlok?
  15. Here Comes Killraven
  16. 16.0 16.1 Ang Lee's Shang-Chi movie is back
  17. Future Shocks: What's Ahead For Avi Arad and his Marvel empire?
  18. 18.0 18.1 Marvel Studios' Upcoming Slate
  19. Marvel's Taskmaster Has Wrangled Joe Carnahan.
  20. Alien Legion prepares for blast-off
  21. Fox Goes 'Incognito' For New Twist On Superhero Genre
  22. Splice Director Adds Alpha Flight To List Of Superhero Movies He's Dying To Make
  23. Project 'Runaways' in works at Marvel
  24. Marvel's Runaways tries picking up a director
  25. Drew Pearce to Write the Runaways Script
  26. Runaways To Begin Filming in March 2011
  27. Casting Begins For Marvel’s Runaways
  28. Runaways Wants Keke Palmer?
  29. Could Lucas Cruikshank Be One Of Marvel’s Runaways?
  30. Marvel's 'Runaways' Shelved in Post-'Avengers' Marvel Movieverse

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