LOBO Movie Brings in New Writer

Written by Andrew Pollard Thursday, 17 March 2016

Movie News

Whilst Batman and Superman get set to collide later this month, the on-off attempt to get a Lobo movie off the ground has now brought in a new writer.

The Wrap has word that Wonder Woman’s Jason Fuchs has been brought in to pen the script for a film focussed on one of the coolest characters in all of comics. This isn’t the first time that we’ve had hopes of a Lobo movie, though, for 2012 saw San Andreas’ Brad Peyton signed on to direct just such a film. Since then, things stalled, people left the project, and it’s not even known if Peyton is still actually contracted to a Lobo movie, with him next moving on to direct a San Andreas sequel and an adaptation of classic video game Rampage. Regardless, it’s believed that Fuchs’ screenplay will completely ignore any previous drafts done for a Lobo tale.

The character of Lobo himself is a pretty damn uber-nails one, known for having actually held his own against multiple Justice League members when the time called for it. A badass intergalactic bounty hunter who speeds around on his gnarly motorcycle whilst breaking the fourth wall, the Czarnian native is certainly a prime candidate to be brought to the big screen seeing as how well Deadpool is doing at the box office right now.

As ever, expect more on this as and when it develops.

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