While audiences proceed to attend for the present’s return, creator Robert Kirkman has provided a clarifying replace on the Invincible live-action film. First launching in early 2003, the superhero comedian guide franchise facilities round excessive schooler Mark Grayson, the son of superhero Omni-Man who lastly begins to show superpowers on the age of 17, resulting in his following in his father’s footsteps to guard the world from quite a lot of threats. Unbeknownst to Mark, nonetheless, his father is revealed to have darkish motives for his time on Earth and coaching his son to grasp his superpowers.
In a latest interview with ComicBook.com to debate the twentieth anniversary of the comedian guide, Robert Kirkman opened up concerning the long-awaited Invincible film adaptation. The comedian creator revealed that growth remains to be ongoing for the movie, even noting how the Prime Video present’s success has helped spark additional curiosity in getting the feature-length adaptation off the bottom. See what Kirkman shared under:
Development on a live-action Invincible film was first introduced in early 2017 with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg signing on to put in writing, direct and produce the challenge by way of their Point Grey Pictures manufacturing banner alongside Kirkman, David Alpert and Bryan and Sean Furst. After a number of years of silence, the movie adaptation’s possibilities had been left unknown as Skybound Entertainment and Kirkman teamed with Amazon Studios to develop an grownup animated collection, of which Goldberg and Rogen would nonetheless be connected as govt producers and the latter even had a short look as Allen the Alien. In the lead as much as the present’s 2021 premiere, nonetheless, Kirkman did verify that the Invincible film was nonetheless within the works, even because the present ultimately bought renewed for seasons 2 and three on Prime Video.
One of the larger questions stays how precisely the Invincible film will deal with its supply materials because the Prime Video collection continues its run. Kirkman has beforehand confirmed that the movie is not going to be related to the animated present, and that a part of the rationale for its prolonged growth has stemmed from the huge efforts he, Rogen and Goldberg are endeavor to make sure it feels vastly completely different from the present whereas nonetheless retaining a devoted method to his comics. Though the delay has confirmed troubling for some, the duo’s success adapting each The Boys and Preacher together with Eric Kripke and Sam Catlin has saved religion alive of their method to the fabric.
In addition to confirming that the Invincible live-action film wouldn’t be connected to the animated present, Kirkman beforehand confirmed that there could be minimal forged crossover between the 2, specifically Steven Yeun within the titular position, being attentive to his being too outdated to play a 17-year-old. Given such characters as Allen the Alien are higher suited to be CG creations, the movie might see the returns of Rogen and others at any time when it does lastly start gaining steam. While audiences await additional particulars on the live-action adaptation, they will sit up for Invincible season 2 lastly making its premiere someday later this 12 months.