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Old 10-14-15, 09:04 PM
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Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

Will one day we get to see Superman fight the Hulk in movie theaters?

Or Wonder Woman vs Spider-Man?
Old 10-14-15, 09:11 PM
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The comic book equivalent of Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
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Re: Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

unless one company buys the other, of course we will never see it.
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Re: Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

There were company crossovers back when comic books sold poorly. But Marvel and DC were small companies who needed the revenue. Disney and Warner have deep pockets, and when superheros go out of fashion again they can afford to wait.
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Re: Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

Nope.
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Mods, close the thread.
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Re: Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

Too many politics involved, you'd never get everybody to agree on anything, both sides would want their "guys" to win.
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Re: Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

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Too many politics involved, you'd never get everybody to agree on anything, both sides would want their "guys" to win.
That's what the sequels would be for.
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Re: Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

Absolutely not. It took an act of congress just to get Spider-Man into the MCU.
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No. The only way is if Disney buys Warner Brothers.
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Re: Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

This will never happen but I think it would be cool to do one; adapt the Superman Vs. Spiderman book from the 70's. An animated version would be awesome.

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Like religion, one wants to proclaim to be the best and neither would want to be on the losing end.
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If both companies were smart this would happen. Warner produces part 1, Marvel produces part 2.
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Re: Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

Too much creative ego. It would never get a finished script.
It would have to be done entirely by someone else.
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Because of copyrights, trademarks, etc., it will never happen.
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Re: Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

Twenty years ago, I don't think many would've believed the Marvel cinematic universe could possibly happen as it has. If the genre crashes, I could see the rights holders either working something out or selling out to each other to make a crossover happen.
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...WB and Disney...selling out to each other. Yeah, no. Working together on something this big? Nope.
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If we can't even get Fox-owned Marvel properties like mutants in a MCU movie, I can't imagine what legal leaps they'd have to do to pull a DC crossover off.
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Twenty years ago, I don't think many would've believed the Marvel cinematic universe could possibly happen as it has. If the genre crashes, I could see the rights holders either working something out or selling out to each other to make a crossover happen.
I thought about that, but if the genre crashes I can see a studio being reluctant to green light any comic property unless it had a small budget.

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If we can't even get Fox-owned Marvel properties like mutants in a MCU movie, I can't imagine what legal leaps they'd have to do to pull a DC crossover off.
While that's true, most of that is because of how Fox is run. Marvel has worked with Universal and Paramount and WB has worked with almost all of the other studios at some point.
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WB had to buy the rights for King Kong to make the Godzilla film work. No way they can afford to buy Marvel from Disney. The other way around, however, since WB was reported to be on the block at one point, MIGHT be a possibility.
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Too much creative ego. It would never get a finished script.
It would have to be done entirely by someone else.

Asylum should do it. They'd find a way around the legal issues.
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WB had to buy the rights for King Kong to make the Godzilla film work. No way they can afford to buy Marvel from Disney. The other way around, however, since WB was reported to be on the block at one point, MIGHT be a possibility.
Didn't they own Kong already?? I thought Godzilla was the one with rights issues.

Regardless, they have worked with other studios regarding other films.
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Asylum should do it. They'd find a way around the legal issues.
This fall on SyFy: Wonder vs. Washington metropolitan area.
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Re: Marvel vs DC - Will they battle each other one day on the screen?

Hey if Bugs and Mickey could share a scene...

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