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The Non-Sheriff LOBO Is Once Again Flirting With A Greenlight!


Beaks here...

Joel Silver will have his family-friendly version of DC Comics' LOBO. And if Guy Ritchie won't direct it (as was the plan three years ago), Brad Peyton, the Canadian dude who directed JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND and CATS & DOGS: THE REVENGE OF KITTY GALORE will.

Silver's been developing this project for a very long time, and he's lately been insistent that the hyper-violent comic book - from the team of Keith Giffen, Alan Grant and Simon Bisley - be transformed into a four-quadrant romp in which the the Czarnian bruiser teams up with a teenage tomboy. I read Don Payne's draft of the script back in 2009 when Ritchie came onboard, and I can confirm that it is heavy on sass and virtually devoid of gore or profanity. To be honest, it was fucking terrible, which may be why Peyton has also been brought on to rewrite.

Akiva Goldsman will produce with Silver. And here's what you clicked on the story for...


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