Dismal News To Come for Fox's DAREDEVIL Reboot?

Dismal News To Come for Fox's DAREDEVIL Reboot?

While already speculated upon, a recent update on the official Twitter account of Joe Carnahan seemingly brings discouraging news regarding him helming Fox's Daredevil reboot. Check it out!

Reports of the unlikely character swap between Marvel Studios & 20th Century Fox overshadowed the news, but The Grey director Joe Carnahan approached the latter studio to helm their Daredevil reboot. With issues aplenty—mainly that the characters' rights will soon revert back to Marvel—a recent tweet from Carnahan's official Twitter account has seemingly raised more doubts & concerns for the reboot. Spotted via IGN, the tweets read:

Exactly a week ago, The A-Team helmer seemed enthusiast about the project, going as far asking his Twitter followers what they've heard regarding the roboot. And amid replying to those who responded, he had teased:

As IGN notes, these discouraging tweets could mean that Fox is finally letting go of The Man Without Fear, and allowing the rights to return to Marvel on October 10. Or, this could mean the studio is passing on Joe Carnahan as the director and quickly searching for someone else. With actual news sure soon to come, what do you think?

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ajrmarvel - 8/13/2012, 10:38 PM
That's unfortunate for Carnahan, but it sounds like Marvel is definitely getting DD back.
DEADP0000L - 8/13/2012, 10:38 PM
Will WHo ever owns the rights.. should of took that marvel deal
CloserPleasures - 8/13/2012, 10:39 PM
Intresting hope it works out really want new daredevil movie bitch
DEADP0000L - 8/13/2012, 10:39 PM
Jollem - 8/13/2012, 11:10 PM
i don't care what company throws up the money. just give me a daredevil movie with a good writer and director at some point in time please
P862010 - 8/13/2012, 11:16 PM
fantastic four is a more high priority for fox from what i read

ah well a serpico 70's style DD sound awesome
KaneVonDoom - 8/13/2012, 11:17 PM
Thats a lot of good characters coming back to Marvel. Would be interesting to see Bullseye v Hawkeye on screen.
KaneVonDoom - 8/13/2012, 11:18 PM
Plus now Joe is freed up for a possible MCU flick.
MrMurdock - 8/13/2012, 11:41 PM
In a way I'm glad, because I know Marvel Studio's will make a much better DD movie than Fox but the chances of Marvel ACTUALLY making one in the near future is so slim. Either way it kind of sucks, Daredevil is my absolute FAVOURITE Marvel character.
SageMode - 8/13/2012, 11:44 PM
Nothing dreadful about an iconic Marvel superhero going back to where he belongs...
StormLoganSummers - 8/13/2012, 11:45 PM
I'll be waiting for some "dreadful" Fantastic Four news.

TheAmazingSpidey63 - 8/13/2012, 11:47 PM
Man, hope DD comes back to Marvel. The more the merrier, man. But I agree with @DAFIRG here. If Marvel gets back the rights to DD (and I do hope that they do), they'll probably put him on shelf for a while. I mean, look at what Marvel has planned for the few years. Captain America 2, Ant-Man, Iron-Man 3, Thor 2, Guardians of the Galaxy, and The Avengers 2; yeah, it'll definitely be a while till we get a proper Daredevil film. Sad, but hey, if Marvel gets it back, at least we know it's in good hands, y'know? :)

Stay EPIC, my friends!
TheAmazingSpidey63 - 8/13/2012, 11:49 PM
LoL, "dreadful"? Sounds more like good news for Marvel, seeing as how they'll soon get back the rights in October. Dreadful news for Fox, yes. But good news for Marvel and us CBMers/fans. :)
Mychosis - 8/13/2012, 11:50 PM
I've never liked dd , can't say I'm disappointed to hear i won't have to tolerate news about an inevitably terrible movie for months on end.
P862010 - 8/13/2012, 11:50 PM
sorry i dont want marvel to get back DD they wont do him right marvel is with disney now you honestly think disney would allow them to make a dark and gritty DD?? HELL NO

joe's 70's serpico influence sounds amazing and ambitious

and ambitious is the last word i associate with marvel studios

when i think marvel studios 2 words comes to mind = safe formula
TheAmazingSpidey63 - 8/13/2012, 11:51 PM
@StormLogan - LMAO! Yeah, same here. :P
MatioShack - 8/13/2012, 11:53 PM
Marvel's been talking about making smaller, lower-budget flicks in addition to their blockbusters. I think Daredevil would be perfect for that. You don't really need a bunch of giant, CGI-saturated, crazy expensive set pieces for a Daredevil movie. A gritty, street-level, martial arts thriller starring Daredevil? Yep, here's my money. Take it Marvel, it's yours.
mattattack - 8/13/2012, 11:54 PM

Agree completely! I hope Carnahan gets this.
marvelstudios - 8/13/2012, 11:58 PM
Good news. Hopefully FF comes back too.
Darkknight2149 - 8/13/2012, 11:58 PM
This is bad. If Daredevil goes back to Marvel, not only will we more than likely not see a Daredevil movie any time soon, but he doesn't fit in the Marvel Cinematic Universe at all (as a matter of fact, that's why we probably won't see him in a while). Daredevil is dark. The MCU is more comedy and about space, gamma, cosmic energies, ETC. Howard The Duck fits in the MCU more than Daredevil.
Jollem - 8/14/2012, 12:01 AM
it's good news to me if a cbm were to be made with a good writer and director and cast despite where the money comes from. marvel studios has overseen mostly fun and good films so i do know they can make good ones. i personally thought the amazing spider-man and two of raimi's spider-man movies were quality and i definitely like them over some of marvel studios' films. same thing with 2 of the blade movies
Jayman109 - 8/14/2012, 12:03 AM
I would like to see DareDevil fight Black Panther. It sounds silly but they both look so cool. Winner gets his own movie.
95 - 8/14/2012, 12:04 AM
So 20th Century Fox is making a shitty extend-the-rights-contract straight-to-DVD film?
Jayman109 - 8/14/2012, 12:08 AM
And since DD is blind it's not a hate crime. He doesn't know what color he is....
TheGodOfMischief - 8/14/2012, 12:09 AM
I love DD for sure , but Fox is really screwing the pooch here. Just give up the surfer so we can get crackin on this Thanos and The Infinity Gaulet business! But if/when Marvel gets DD back I want some good shit this time... And that means no playground Fights! AND at the beginning of the film I want the "Marvel Knights" logo like we got for Warzone. That way we know that it's the real deal.of they go Frank Miller with a Marvel Knights logo. The movie could be the balls!
They just need a good writer, good stunts/ sets, and good direction, and DD could be a good flick.
thewonderer - 8/14/2012, 12:11 AM
I would actually prefer Daredevil stay with Fox if its placed in good hands. Carnahan seemed fine, but Drew Goddard would be fantastic.

And for the love of god, please Marvel, DON'T put Daredevil in an Avengers movie.

As Marvel starts making more CBMs that are not really Avengers in the comics, I think they should either very simply mention that its a shared universe BUT NOTHING more or just make a separate line of superhero movies not in the same universe.

I, personally, already felt problems in Avengers because of overcrowding. I can't see Daredevil fitting
TheDudeRises - 8/14/2012, 12:12 AM
I wanna see Marvel do some smaller hardcore flicks focusing on some of the darker grittier characters like Daredevil, Punisher, and Blade. Have them in their own little corner of the MCU where they show up in each others movies or something. That would be so badass
bhorwith22 - 8/14/2012, 12:18 AM
I'd like to see Daredevil in the MCU. If the rights revert back to Marvel, awesome. If Fox makes a Daredevil film, and it is good, that is cool too, buut I would hope that they would make it so they could potentially fit the character into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the future. Too bad the X-Men films wouldn't work, but I am still holding out hope for Spider-man, Fantastic Four, and Daredevil to be in the MCU.

Also, I enjoyed the 2003 film and thought Ben Affleck was great as Daredevil (kill me), and I think he would be an awesome choice for the reboot. I would not want it to be related in any way to the 2003 film or that piece of shit Elektra (even though Garner was decent in DD) though.
Mechagino - 8/14/2012, 12:19 AM
I wish it was the FF instead of DD. :(
m0th3r - 8/14/2012, 12:27 AM
nothing dreadful here.....looks like awesome news
95 - 8/14/2012, 12:27 AM
In a perfect world (or atleast better world), we could see a MCU New York City with Spider-Man, Daredevil, Punisher, etc. crossing paths.

@thewonderer Given his secret identity, would they ever consider putting him on The Avengers, anyway? I agree with you -- either way, I don't think they would put every character they adapt into a team. However, Matt Murdock could play a strong role in the MCU -- lawyer. Attacks on New York would keep his offices busy, lol. With Goddard being pals with Whedon -- he's a likely candidate if the DD rights revert to Disney. Too many reasons to root for 'revert'.
m0th3r - 8/14/2012, 12:30 AM
Also, as a side note...im glad marvel held fast. Fox is liable to Frak up FF scheduling too (We the fans should express our distain on them producing that film) and that will return home too. I know there is some buzz with Wolverine, but after Marvel has displayed HOW to build continuity, Fox's seems to be making an effort to make theirs more confusing. I mean The Wolverine is out of sync with rest of timeline (really?), and FC2 is going to be Future Past...They have demonstrated over and over again that they lack the vision and dedication to characters to do this right...
AmazingFantasy - 8/14/2012, 12:31 AM


I came.
Equivocal - 8/14/2012, 12:32 AM
it's better if DD is back at home, even if it takes time for a new movie, BUT what I really REALLY want is FF back at Marvel !!!!!!!!!!!

that would be some AWSOME NEWS !!!!!!!!!!
jimoakley666 - 8/14/2012, 1:44 AM
Maybe one of the new Avengers in the second movie will be Daredevil. Win win for Marvel, this.
fosterine - 8/14/2012, 1:47 AM
Best news I've heard all week. Hopefully marvel continues to get the property rights on all of its characters!
ComicBookGoth - 8/14/2012, 1:56 AM
marvel finally getting ol'hornhead back

JohnTom88 - 8/14/2012, 2:13 AM
Move over Hulk. Daredevil will be Marvel #1 priority for TV serials.
WarnerBrother - 8/14/2012, 2:33 AM
Marvel can always ask Carnahan to bring his gritty 70's Daredevil approach over to them when the rights go back.

Imagine if it was done as a cable series like the walking dead with the Kingpin,Bullseye,Elektra and The Punisher as regular supporting characters in a TV-14
(like Walking Dead) t.v. version of the classic Frank Miller story run of the early 80's.
marvel72 - 8/14/2012, 2:33 AM
sounds like daredevil is finally coming back home to marvel,where he f*ckin belongs.

fantastic four next.
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