The redemption tour for the Oscar-winning (and nominated) director seems to be in full swing, with Warner Bros. very interested in bringing Gibson into the DC Comics fold.
New agreement comes on the heels of The CW’s success with ‘Riverdale.’
The 1985 film earned seven Oscars, and dominated the international box office.
We might not be done seeing schedule shifts for 2018 just yet, because once you knock down one domino …
It’s possible the poor opening of ‘Rings’ may have played a role in the decision.
Corin Hardy is an up-and-coming director who brought us the Irish horror ‘The Hallow’ in 2015.
Paramount Pictures made a valiant effort with ‘Rings,’ but it just wasn’t enough to topple M. Night Shyamalan.
This could ultimately create five hours of DC Comics programming for a network that only has 10 hours each week to work with.
Could Keanu Reeves consider joining the cast? He did start to do a little bit of television work last year.
The Oscar winner said he didn’t want to take on both acting in the title role and directing of a film that carries a lot of fan expectations.
Joby Harold, who directed the 2007 thriller ‘Awake,’ also could be in line to direct the DC Comics standalone film.
Michael Dougherty was brought in to craft the Godzilla sequel, and help set up what Legendary hopes will be a big monster franchise.
The actor currently stars in the AMC series ‘Into the Badlands’ from ‘Smallville’ creators Al Gough and Miles Millar.
No matter who finishes on top, Disney will end up the big winner with a nearly $3 billion domestic box office.
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