MARVEL MOVIE/TV PROJECTS
Two Avengers animated movies are being developed and the Wolverine live-action film is targeted for 2007, Marvel revealed today in discussing its third-quarter earnings.
Both Avengers films are currently being worked on, sources told The Continuum, with plans for quarterly animated releases that will also include Hulk and Iron Man.
Following is Marvel's rundown of TV and movie projects announced on Thursday:
2005 FEATURE FILMS
* Elektra, New Regency/ Fox - Filming completed, Jan. 14 release.
* Fantastic Four, Fox - Filming started, July 1 release.
2006 FEATURE FILMS
* X-Men 3, Fox - May 5 release.
* Iron Man, New Line Cinema - Script.
* Ghost Rider, Sony - Script, Director, Pre-production.
* Luke Cage, Sony/Columbia - Script, Director.
* The Punisher 2, Lions Gate - Writer, Director.
* Deathlok, Paramount - Script, Director.
2007 FEATURE FILMS
* Spider-Man 3, Sony/Columbia - Director, May 4.
* Namor, Universal Pictures - Script.
* The Hulk 2, Universal Pictures - Development.
* Wolverine, Fox - Development.
FEATURE FILMS IN DEVELOPMENT
* Ant-Man, Black Panther, Captain America, Nick Fury, Silver Surfer, Thor
ANIMATED DIRECT-TO-VIDEO PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT
*Partnership with Lions Gate to develop, produce and distribute original animated DVD features. Four projects in 2D/3D format are in development with the first release slated for 2006. Projects include: The Avengers 1, The Avengers 2, Iron Man and The Hulk.
ANIMATED TV PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT
* Partnership with Antefilms Distribution to produce an original animated television series based on the Fantastic Four. 26, thirty-minute 2D/3D animated episodes are planned with initial TV airings in 2006.
LIVE-ACTION TV PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT
* Blade and Brother Voodoo.
Two pics of the Thing from Fantastic Four: one and two.
And a poster for Elektra.
And one Dr. Crane from Batman Begins.
And a pic of Brandon Routh, a.k.a. the new Superman. ("The untitled Superman movie is expected to begin principal photography in Australia early next year for release in summer 2006. It is produced by Jon Peters, Bryan Singer and Gilbert Adler from a screenplay by Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris. No other casting has been announced.")