Doc Savage Synopsis
One of the most popular characters in the pulps of the 1930s and '40s. Trained since birth to be nearly superhuman in every way, Doc Savage uses his skills and powers to fight evil all over the world.
"Doc Savage" was originally published in American pulp magazines during the 1930s and 1940s. He was created by publisher Henry W. Ralston and editor John L. Nanovic at Street and Smith Publications, with additional material contributed by the series' main writer, Lester Dent.
Dwayne Johnson reveals he has officially signed on to play Doc Savage in a reboot from director Shane Black.
Dwayne Johnson teases a 'cool movie' he will start shooting in 2017 with director Shane Black, which may be Doc Savage.
Thor: The Dark World star Chris Hemsworth has met with Doc Savage director Shane Black to discuss the title role, although the movie still has budgetary issues to work out.
The comic book adaptation will still be set in the 1930s, centering on the effects of Doc Savage's lifelong training.
He will write and direct this adaptation of the 1930s comic book about a multi-talented adventurer who travels the world to stop evil forces.