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 John Kirk ( 11th Feb 2003, 18:08, Rank: Patrician )  reply

Hmm - I see they're moving beyond the "big names" here. I've heard of all those characters, but I don't know how many non-comics readers have (quick straw poll?). "The Punisher" had a film a while back, although I haven't seen it - it's not generally considered to be very good. "The Fantastic Four" also had a film made, but it was never released, so the only way to see that is to acquire a bootleg copy at a convention. However, I think there is scope for both films to be successful. As for "Ghost Rider" (motorbike rider who turns into a skeletal demon on fire), I've bought a few of those comics, and it's a sufficiently good visual to be effective. Although it doesn't bode too well that the comic got cancelled a few years ago - the sales were too bad to even print the final issue (I'm still hoping Marvel will stick it on their website one day). I'm rather dubious about a Namor film - he hasn't had his own comic in a long time (since 1995). An Elektra spinoff could work - she's supporting her own comic, although I haven't read it.
Casting wise, they're not the first names that spring to mind, but I think they could work.


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 dormouse ( 11th Feb 2003, 22:51, Rank: Jedi )  reply

never heard of em - the only fantastic four i know of are by blyton ;)


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 karne ( 11th Feb 2003, 23:27, Rank: GSV )  reply

/me manages all but one (Ghost Rider) Not bad ]:=8)


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 Sulkyblue ( 11th Feb 2003, 23:50, Rank: Nazgul )  reply

I only know the Fantastic Four, but I knew the names of them so should get extra points i feel ;0)


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 John Kirk ( 11th Feb 2003, 23:54, Rank: Patrician )  reply

*grin*

A couple of relevant links...
Fantastic Four:
(www.cocs.com)
Ghost Rider:
(www.marveldirectory.com)

Of course, you're welcome to borrow the relevant comics from me, if you fancy something less cerebral than Sandman :)
Actually, I'm curious about which Ghost Rider they'll use - John Blaze or Danny Ketch... (I'd favour the former)


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 Sulkyblue ( 1st Mar 2003, 18:50, Rank: Nazgul )  reply

(www.scifi.com) - Confirmation of the Elektra spinoff.


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