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There’s a League of Extraordinary movie reboot on the way…

May 31st, 2016 by Marc Comments

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Well, here’s a turn up for the books.

2oth Century FOC has announced it’s rebooting the League of Extraordinary Gentlmen.

Remember the 2003 movie? Let’s be honest, at best it’s a guilty pleasure, at worst its, well, not very good.

The reboot will be produced by John Davis’Davis Entertainment.

No word on if the adaptation will be closer to Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s masterpiece story rather than the barely recognisable mess that was the original movie but we certainly hope so.

We see this as Watchmen meets Batman meets Penny Dreadful: “Jayson Rothwell has been hired to write “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.” Ira Napoliello and Matt Reilly are overseeing the remake, based on Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s graphic novel of the same name, centering on Victorian-era literary characters such as Captain Nemo, the Invisible Man, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde teaming to fight a common enemy.”

Of course we reported there was a TV Show coming in 2013 (here), and all-lady version in 2015 (here) and, yes, a remake in 2015 too (here). SO don’t hold your breath.

High hopes or no thanks? Let us know what you guys thing…

Source: Variety

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….