Animation Writer Bob Goodman Wants To Tackle A Live Action DC Movie

Animation Writer Bob Goodman Wants To Tackle A Live Action DC Movie

Bob Goodman has done some terrific work when it comes to adapting some of DC Comics' most popular graphic novels into animated movies. Now, he is wanting to take his talents to live action media by penning a movie for one of their characters. Click here to see what he had to say.

If it is one thing where DC has the upper hand over Marvel, it is their animated feature films. DC has been churning out hits thanks to the likes of Bruce Timm, Andrea Romano, and the late great Dwayne McDuffie. Another person who has been intricate in the success of the latest batch of films is screen writer Bob Goodman. Goodman has penned the screenplay for both parts of The Dark Knight Returns, handled Superman: Unbound, and has countless other writing credits including the Justice League cartoon and The Batman. Now it seems Goodman is wanting to take his talents to live action. Telling The Realm Cast at the premiere for The Dark Knight Returns Part 2, " I personally would like a crack at writing these (DC Characters) in the live action feature world, but we’ll see if I ever get that chance." While it looks like he is pretty gung ho to do it, he didn't specify what character he would like to tackle.

With Will Beall handling writing duties for Justice League (rumor has it David Goyer will look over the script) and there being multiple screenplays for all other DC heroes already. It's very difficult to say which DC hero Goodman could take a crack at that doesn't already have a script. However, his writing does speak for it's self in the realm of animation, and DC would be crazy not to at least listen to what the man has to say. For the latest on all things DC Cinematic Universe, make sure to check back here at CBM.

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MisterBabadook - 1/29/2013, 11:32 AM
Durf - 1/29/2013, 11:40 AM
Well, at least someone wants to do it
StrangerX - 1/29/2013, 11:40 AM
Gusto you old dirty dog you
NYCgeekDad - 1/29/2013, 11:41 AM
Warner Brothers are IDIOTS. The animation studio have been making amazing, compelling, emotional, and action packed DC movies and TV shows for the last 20 years. Yet, they keep choosing horrible people who know nothing about DC comics or the characters. Bruce Timm should take the Kevin Feige role for DC's live action movies. and Andrea Romano should be doing the casting, and the writers of DC animation should be doing the scripts, PERIOD. That is what should have if Warmers wants to create a cinematic universe to rival Marvels. But alas they won't, instead they will opt for being idiots.
hush - 1/29/2013, 11:52 AM
@ NYCgeekDad - I think Geoff Johns had a big hand in the big steaming pile of will power that was the Green Lantern movie.

Although I still blame Ryan Reynolds. He is the disease of comic book movies.

Wolverine - sucked balls
Green Lantern - sucked Mogo sized balls
Blade Trinity - sucked Hanni-balls

DioFoRio - 1/29/2013, 11:53 AM
and on that day...the sky's parted and an old wrinkled nut sack would reappear and decimate the children...they will know thy name is Gusto...Straight outta Lowcash.
ToddDamian - 1/29/2013, 11:54 AM
I want a Flash movie, a Flash cartoon/animated movie (NOT Flashpoint), a Flash video game... fingers crossed for Justice League, because we all already know Man of Steel is gonna smash the box office.
THEDARKKNIGHT1939 - 1/29/2013, 12:17 PM
Lets see him make a live action movie not oriented with DC first. Just to see how he can handle it. Then tackle a major DC character if he does good.
DumbledoreCalrissian - 1/29/2013, 12:19 PM
yes yes yes the animation department should be running thing at Warner Brothers.
HelaGood - 1/29/2013, 12:24 PM
Jollem - 1/29/2013, 12:43 PM
whatever he wants to do. just do stuff
PaulRom - 1/29/2013, 12:44 PM
I'd be more than OK if this guy did some live action DC stuff. The Dark Knight Returns Part 1 script (still need to finish Part 2) is excellent, and the Justice League series is outstanding and should be a heavy influence on a DC Cinematic Universe.
tonytony - 1/29/2013, 12:45 PM
dezdigi - 1/29/2013, 12:58 PM
GUSTO!!! What it is, sucka?????
INFO - 1/29/2013, 1:02 PM
Let him do an Red Hood and the outlaws movie it'll be Kick Ass!
SAT - 1/29/2013, 1:06 PM
Fsh yeah DC WAS pulling waaay ahead of Marvel in the animated/tv world... b4 Young Justice got cancelled... Praying it's put on The Hub or even Boomerang.
Anyway, DC needs to get cracking on Live-Action stuff!
JayJayCAW - 1/29/2013, 1:11 PM
give him The Flash, make that movie man :D
dezdigi - 1/29/2013, 1:11 PM
I'd ask how it's hangin, but I'll assume really low to the ground!
rubbish78 - 1/29/2013, 1:17 PM
Do it.
marvel72 - 1/29/2013, 1:24 PM
good luck with that,warner ain't doing anything unless man of steel is a box office smash.
CavEl - 1/29/2013, 3:28 PM
Let's see what Superman Unbound looks like first, buddy...

DC goes for serious and dramatic.
Tevii - 1/29/2013, 6:20 PM
THIS is what Im talking about.. Screw every DC?WB live action movie to date. The only thing good has been Batman Begins.
They NEED to do better to compete with Marvel movies.
THIS is how to do it. And Bruce Timm as a major voice too

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