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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Russo Bros Fight For Marvel's "Secret Wars"



The Russo Bros, directors of Marvel Studios "Avengers: Endgame", are looking to develop Marvel Comics 1984 cross-over limited, 12-issue event series "Secret Wars", written by Jim Shooter, as a live-action extravaganza featuring the 'Avengers', 'Spider-Man' and 'Hulk', among a huge cast of superheroes originally tied to a "Secret Wars" toyline from Mattel:


Crossover titles included "The Amazing Spider-Man" #251–252,[3] "The Avengers" #242–243,[4] "Captain America" #292, "The Incredible Hulk" #294–295, "Iron Man" #181–183, "The Thing" #10–22, "Fantastic Four" #265, "Marvel Team-Up" #141," Thor" #341 and 383 and "The Uncanny X-Men" #178–181.


"...cosmic entity the 'Beyonder' is fascinated by the presence and potential of superheroes on Earth...


"...choosing a group of heroes and villains, teleporting characters against their will...


"...to the 'Battleworld' planet in a distant galaxy, stocked with alien weapons and technology..."


Heroes include 'Captain America', 'Captain Marvel', 'Hawkeye', 'Iron Man', 'She-Hulk', 'Thor', the 'Wasp', 'Human Torch', 'Mister Fantastic'...


...'Thing', 'Spider-Man', 'Spider-Woman', 'Hulk', 'Colossus', 'Cyclops', 'Nightcrawler'...


...'Professor X', 'Rogue', 'Storm', 'Wolverine', 'Lockheed the Dragon', 'Magneto' and 'Deadpool'.


Villains include 'Absorbing Man', 'Doctor Doom', 'Doctor Octopus', 'Enchantress'...


...'Kang the Conqueror', 'Klaw', the 'Lizard', 'Molecule Man', 'Titania', 'Ultron'...


...'Volcana', the 'Wrecking Crew' and 'Galactus'.


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