Tuesday, January 8, 2013

"Guillermo del Toro confirms DC's Dark Universe movie"



Swamp Thing, The Demon and Deadman are three of the characters who'll appear in DC's confirmed Dark Universe movie...

Warner Bros and DC are already working their Justice League movie, of course, but according to director Guillermo del Toro, they're also planning to create a team-up film based on a selection of more unusual characters in their stable.

The project is currently being planned under the name Dark Universe, and will, del Toro says, feature such much loved characters as Swamp Thing ("For me, he's a rock star", the filmmaker enthused), The Demon, John Constantine, Deadman, The Spectre, Zatanna and Zatara.

Dark Universe is still in its early stages, with del Toro working on the outline and an as-yet unannounced writer working on the script.

"Yeah, yeah, we're doing it," del Toro said in an interview with IGN. "I'm working on the outline and we're in talks with a writer - a very, very good writer. He accepted."

When asked whether the success of The Avengers had prompted Warner Bros' interest in producing movies featuring gangs of superheroes, del Toro suggested that it was their confidence in Man Of Steel that hastened the movement on Justice League and Dark Universe...


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