Live Action

Grayson vs. Grayson: Solo Nightwing in Live Action Webseries

In 2006, I got an email from a friend. The subject line read something like ‘HOLY FUCKING RED HOT SHITBALLZ!!!!!11!!!!’ There was no message, no preamble; just a YouTube link. Hoping vaguely I wasn’t about to see a trailer for ‘GOATSE: THE MOTION PICTURE’, I clicked, and was rewarded with this a longish trailer for an amazing vanity project called ‘Grayson.’ The trailer set a world where Dick Grayson was grown, retired with a family, and Bruce Wayne continued his one man war on crime until somebody put a slug in him. Read more »

CBMDb - "G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA" [2009]

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a 2009 science fiction action film based on the G.I. Joe toy franchise, with particular inspiration from the comic book and cartoon series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero. The story follows two American soldiers, Duke and Ripcord, who join the G.I. Joe Team after being attacked by MARS troops. Read more »

CBMDb - "THE CROW" [1994]

The Crow is a 1994 American action film based on the 1989 comic book of the same name by James O'Barr. The Crow stars Brandon Lee, in his final film, as Eric Draven, a rock musician who is revived from the dead to avenge his own murder, as well as that of his fiancée. Read more »

Live Action BLUE BEETLE Test Footage!

A year ago I posted comments from Geoff Johns about a live action "Blue Beetle" television series, along with screen captures of the test footage [View Post]. No further developments on this project have been reported. There is no confirmation that "Blue Beetle" is still in development or put on the shelf. In the meantime, enjoy the test footage.

CBMDb - "CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER" [2011]

Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America. It is the fifth installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film tells the story of Steve Rogers, a sickly man from Brooklyn who is transformed into super soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Captain America must stop Red Skull, Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of a mysterious organization that intends to use a tesseract energy-source for world domination. Read more »

CBMDb - "CAPTAIN AMERICA" [1990]

Captain America is a 1990 superhero film directed by Albert Pyun. The film is based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. While the film takes several liberties with the comic's storyline, it features Steve Rogers becoming Captain America during World War II to battle the Red Skull, being frozen in ice, and subsequently being revived to save the President of the United States from a crime family that dislikes his environmentalist polices. Read more »

CBMDb - "THE DARK KNIGHT" [2008]

The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed, produced and co-written by Christopher Nolan. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, the film is part of Nolan's Batman film series and a sequel to 2005's Batman Begins. Christian Bale reprises the lead role of Bruce Wayne/Batman, with Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman returning as Alfred Pennyworth, James Gordon and Lucius Fox, respectively. The film introduces the character of Harvey Dent, Gotham's newly elected District Attorney and the cohort of Bruce Wayne's childhood friend Rachel Dawes, who joins Batman and the police in combating the new rising threat of a criminal calling himself the "Joker". Read more »

CBMDb - "BATMAN BEGINS" [2005]

"Batman Begins" is a 2005 American superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Batman, directed by Christopher Nolan. It stars Christian Bale as Batman, along with Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Cillian Murphy, Morgan Freeman, Ken Watanabe, Tom Wilkinson, and Rutger Hauer. The film reboots the Batman film series, telling the origin story of the character and begins with Bruce Wayne's initial fear of bats, the death of his parents, and his journey to becoming Batman. It draws inspiration from classic comic book storylines such as The Man Who Falls, Batman: Year One, and Batman: The Long Halloween. Read more »

CBMDb - "THE INCREDIBLE HULK" [2008]

The Incredible Hulk is a 2008 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character the Hulk. It is directed by Louis Leterrier and stars Edward Norton as Dr. Bruce Banner. It is the second film to be released in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is not a sequel to the 2003 film Hulk, but rather a reboot that establishes a new back-story where Banner became the Hulk as an unwitting pawn in a military scheme to reinvigorate the supersoldier program through gamma radiation. Read more »

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