Rumor: DC Is Working On Low-Budget Superhero Movies

Booster Gold (comic book)
Booster Gold (comic book) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
File this news under 'Unconfirmed, but likely true.'

A report from Bleeding Cool says DC Entertainment plans to adapt several of its lesser-known comic book characters for the big screen. Some of the names that the BC article specifically mentions are: 'Suicide Squad', 'Booster Gold', 'Team 7', and 'Deathstroke'.

BC doesn't provide any info on how they came about this top-secret info, but I'm inclined to believe it, nonetheless. The report goes on to say that DC will make a big announcement in 2014 about its plan to release two movies per year - one in the spring and another sometime in the fall. To give you some idea of the budget for these flicks, BC estimates that they would cost in the $20 to $40 million dollar range. Compare that to the $200+ million it cost to make 2013's 'Man of Steel' and you can see how this would be a major change in strategy.

Suicide Squad - DC Comics
Personally, I'm not a huge fan of any of these DC properties, so I'm not exactly jumping for joy with this news. However, it's reported that the co-writer of The Dark Knight Trilogy - David Goyer - is the architect behind these upcoming projects. With Goyer acting as the braintrust for the next wave of DC movies, they might turn out to be awesome.

For much more on this developing superhero movie news, check out the report from Clevver Movies below.

What do you think of this DC movie news? Are lower budget superhero movies a good idea?

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