Could Super Max be Warner Bros.’ Iron Man?
Screenwriter David S. Goyer says Warner Bros. seems prepared to move ahead with Super Max, the Green Arrow-goes-to-prison movie first mentioned in April 2007.
“Green Arrow is, you know, probably on the same level as Iron Man,” Goyer tells Sci Fi Wire. “And, yeah, I mean when a movie like Iron Man does $300 million, and DC, Warner Bros., realizes, ‘Wow, we’ve got 20 of these kinds of characters.’”
He says studio executives like the script, and like Green Arrow, who is “one of the characters that they’re really interested in [and] seem to be interested in moving forward with next.”
In Super Max, Green Arrow is framed, stripped of his identity, and sent to a maximum-security prison for supervillains, with whom he must team to escape and clear his name.
Last week Goyer told MTV.com that Super Max will include a variety of DC villains and plenty of Easter eggs for comics fans.
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