One of the more interesting projects that is being developed to capitalize on the superhero flavor of late is David S. Goyer‘s project, Super Max. We first encountered it as a weird twist on the superhero movie, with Green Arrowâ€™s alter ego, Oliver Queen, being sent to prison and having to escape. There was to be no tights, no capes; just Green Arrow and his wits in a prison of people he had put there.
However, according to Goyer, it looks as if it had started out not as a DC property, but as a â€œMarvel or DCâ€ property.
Speaking in an interview at San Diego Comic Con over the weekend, Goyer noted that that, “It started out as a supervillain-escape idea, and the idea was, well, we can either go Marvel or DC.â€
He went on to say that he talked to both DC and Marvel, and asked them who they could give him for the lead. â€œBecause I needed a superhero that I can bounce off of. And I don’t know. For my money it was, if we went Marvel, it would be Captain America. If we went DC, maybe Green Arrow. And Green Arrow seemed like the best fit.”
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