Considering the huge library of characters at its disposal, Warner Bros.
has made very little us of its DC Comics
characters outside of The Dark Knight
and the Man of Steel
, aside from the occasional release such as Watchmen, Green Lantern
and Jonah Hex. However, the studio has had a tonne of properties in development at one time or another, including a Captain Marvel adaptation entitled Billy Batson and the Legend of Shazam, and director Peter Segal
, Get Smart
) has spoken about his plans for the character during a chat with Coming Soon about his latest film Grudge Match
. And by the sound of things, Warner's upcoming Batman vs. Superman
means its unlikely his vision for Shazam
will ever make it to the screen.
"The thing is, Shazam
has always lived this tortured life going against Superman. This dates back to the 1930s. Because Captain Marvel had similar powers to Superman,