DC Comics' two-fisted, beer-swillin' bounty hunter, Lobo, makes his trip to feature film-land with this Warner Bros. production, spear-headed by director Guy Ritchie. Don Payne provides the scripting duties on a story that sees the heavy metal antihero making his way to Earth to hunt down three intergalactic outlaws.
Brad Peyton and Dwayne Johnson first teamed up on Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, and are back together this month for the earthquake thriller San Andreas. Since Lobo first started to come together, Dwayne Johnson has been officially announced as a different DC Comics character altogether, as he plans to take on the role of villain-turned-good-guy Black Adam in 2019's Shazam!Tom Hardy recently teased his return to the DC Universe. Could he be taking over as Lobo? It sounds like we might not known until 2020.
Lobo is in development .Read More
Back in July 2012, Dwayne Johnson confirmed during a #RockTalk Twitter chat that he may star in the DC Comics adaptation Lobo, which Brad Peyton is writing and directing for Warner Bros. The action star held another #RockTalk session today, where he teased a mystery Warner Bros./DC Comics project, although he did not say whether or not it is Lobo. He does confirm that he is going to be involved with an upcoming DC Comics adaptation in some capacity.
We just had a big meeting w/ Warner Bros CEO re: @DCComics 2014 we will partner up and create the cool bad assert. #RockTalk@ActionTilson— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) December 31, 2013Read More
Every now and then, Dwayne Johnson takes time out of his busy schedule to do a Twitter Q&A with his fans that he calls "Rock Talk." Last night, he took to his Twitter page once again, where he cleared the air about an intriguing rumor floating around. When asked if the actor may play Lobo, he said those rumors are actually true.
We reported back in April that Brad Peyton signed on to re-write the screenplay and direct. Dwayne Johnson's potential involvement isn't terribly surprising, since he worked with the filmmaker on this year's Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.Read More
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island director Brad Peyton has signed on to re-write and direct Lobo, the languishing DC Comics adaptation which Guy Ritchie was once set to direct.
Back in January 2010, we reported that Guy Ritchie left the project to direct the fast-tracked sequel Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. We haven't heard anything since then, but this project now seems to be back on track with its new director attached.Read More
The Green Hornet is still set to hit theaters nationwide on December 22, although it seems the studio isn't happy with the product thus far. IESB.net is reporting from sources that Sony Pictures are, "displeased with the results" of the film, which has already wrapped production. Here's an excerpt from the site's article.The tone is too campy, they're not happy with the work from director Michel Gondry and Seth Rogen does not look the part. At all. In fact, the feeling at Sony is the movie is a disaster.
We'll be sure to keep you posted on any and all news regarding both The Green Hornet and Lobo as soon as we have more information.Read More
Director Guy Ritchie is setting aside his DC Comics adaptation Lobo to direct the fast-tracked sequel to Sherlock Holmes, said producer Joel Silver to The Los Angeles Times.
Sherlock Holmes has raked in $389 million in worldwide box office since its Christmas Day opening. Robert Downey Jr. won a surprise Golden Globe, and he might be in play for an Oscar nomination next week.Read More