Spielberg to direct 'Blackhawk' adaptation

Spielberg to direct 'Blackhawk' adaptation

Spielberg to direct 'Blackhawk' adaptation

Fresh off the success of Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg is lining up his next movie. The project's script is to be written by Spielberg's longtime collaborator, David Koepp. The series features a mysterious man known only as Blackhawk and team of World War II-era ace pilots called the Blackhawk Squadron.

The Blackhawk comic book series debuted in 1941 under Quality Comics and was later acquired by DC. Spielberg later said that he enjoyed working with Warner Bros., because they bring passion and professionalism to their work and have a rich history in the superhero genre.

According to Deadline, Steven Spielberg has chosen to bring the classic 1940's DC property "Blackhawk" to the big screen. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich. The wartime aspect has been periodically embraced and discarded through several remakes of the comics property over the ensuing decades at DC Comics, but it has always been known that Spielberg was interested in the air aces. With the famed Dark Knight trilogy far behind them, and with the exception of Wonder Woman, most of the current DC movies have not been received well; Suicide Squad, Batman v. Superman, and Justice League all received abysmal reviews by both critics and audiences alike. The Academy Awards victor will direct the film adaptation of DC Comics'- Blackhawk.

Spielberg recently collaborated with Warner Bros on the futuristic adventureReady Player One which has made over $476 million worldwide (Dh1.74 billion).

Speaking about the new film, Warner Bros.

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DC revealed Spielberg is meant to direct Blackhawk, with Jurassic Park writer David Koepp on board to write the screenplay.

Given the fact that Spielberg has directed Saving Private Ryan, Empire of The Sun and produced Band of Brothers, we think his CV speaks for itself.

Blackhawk remains without a release date or any other relating details for the time being.

Steven Spielberg is preparing to helm something completely different: a superhero film. Spielberg has a number of films teed up first, including the fifth instalment of Indiana Jones and a remake of West Side Story.

He will produce the film with Kristie Macosko Krieger under the Amblin Entertainment banner, while Sue Kroll will executive produce via her Kroll & Co Entertainment shingle.

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