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 No Booster Gold Movie Until 2022?

Monday, March 20, 2017

Last week, Variety film reporter Justin Kroll tweeted that Warner Brothers is willing to be patient while developing scripts for DC movies.

'With BATMAN likely shooting in 2018, WB still would like one more DC property to shoot this year other than AQUAMAN ... The 5 films being considered are SIRENS, FLASH, LANTERN, SQUAD 2 and DARK UNIVERSE. ... That said if scripts aren't ready to go, studio is content just shooting AQUAMAN this year till films are ready to go' @krolljvar 2017-03-16

Generally speaking, that's good news. Bad scripts make bad movies. However, if you read between the lines there, you might notice a particular DC property that is not being considered as a possibility for development in the near future.

Consider that

A.) Aquaman is the only DC property currently scheduled for filming,

B.) WB isn't releasing Aquaman until December 21, 2018 (at he earliest),

C.) based on past history, WB is unlikely to release more than 2 DC movies in a given year,

D.) WB has already prioritized the six properties most likely to follow.

We can draw this conclusion: the soonest we're likely to see a Booster Gold movie is 2022, and maybe not until much later. There's still talk of Cyborg, Shazam, Deadhsot, and Nightwing movies, not to mention a Justice League sequel. Are we eight years away from Booster Gold: The Movie?

In any event, later's better than never. At least by that time Booster's sure to have reappeared in the DCU again, right?
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 Limited Edition PEZ Movie Projectors

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Maane Khatchatourian of Variety.com has reported that Envision Media Arts is planning on making an animated movie based on PEZ candies. There is no news on what the movie will be about, but if Danish LEGO can succeed in Hollywood, I don't see what's stopping Austrian PEZ.

I foresee kid-friendly adventures in a world populated with bizarre characters who eject items they need from their neck, much like the character Rico in another animated success, The Penguins of Madagascar.

If PEZ wants to emulate LEGO's success, they should also leverage the intellectual properties of their licensing partners. There have been hundreds of different heads made. Somebody's would pay good money to see Fred Flintstone interact with Bart Simpson on the big screen. And don't forget Batman. There's nothing he won't be in.

This news is bound to bring the copycats out of the woodwork. If I were an affluent glory-hound, I'd already be investing my money in a "parody" variant that could beat the brand-name movie to market. Don't be surprised to see a PESL movie coming to a Netflix queue near you.

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