#1 Posted by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio

The Mark Waid/Alex Ross story

It has been the subject of very large amounts of praise, and while I doubt anyone would make a live-action movie about it any time soon, DC has been adapting a lot of storylines into animated features

Could it be done well?

who should write and direct?

Any voice-cast in mind?

#2 Posted by kasino (1715 posts) - - Show Bio

oh yea! I feel all of DC animated movies been GREAT. Actually wish SCENE FOR SCENE those were their in theaters movies. I totally make friends/family with no interest in comics watch them and they fall in love with them. I think they would two part it like Dark Knight Returns.

#3 Posted by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio

@kasino said:

oh yea! I feel all of DC animated movies been GREAT. Actually wish SCENE FOR SCENE those were their in theaters movies. I totally make friends/family with no interest in comics watch them and they fall in love with them. I think they would two part it like Dark Knight Returns.

where would the first part end?

#4 Posted by Guardian_of_Gravity (2979 posts) - - Show Bio

@kasino said:

oh yea! I feel all of DC animated movies been GREAT. Actually wish SCENE FOR SCENE those were their in theaters movies. I totally make friends/family with no interest in comics watch them and they fall in love with them. I think they would two part it like Dark Knight Returns.

where would the first part end?

Probably about where Magog exits the picture.

#5 Edited by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio

@betatesthighlander1 said:

@kasino said:

oh yea! I feel all of DC animated movies been GREAT. Actually wish SCENE FOR SCENE those were their in theaters movies. I totally make friends/family with no interest in comics watch them and they fall in love with them. I think they would two part it like Dark Knight Returns.

where would the first part end?

Probably about where Magog exits the picture.

with the second part focusing on the Hero war, Gulag, and MLF?

#6 Posted by JetiiMitra (8377 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not sure. One of the biggest draws about the comic is the art, and I'm not sure how well that would transfer to animation. Also, with animation, the pacing is different. With me, there are some pages that I just gaze at, and others I barely give a second glance to (and this ties into the art). Getting the pacing to a point that would please most viewers would be difficult at best.

#7 Edited by kasino (1715 posts) - - Show Bio

yea I think Magog exit is the best point for the movie to end. DKR part 1 ended with the first antagonist is out the picture same could work for Kingdom Come. the hero war and Superman/Captain Marvel should be the focus of part two.

#8 Posted by russellmania77 (14829 posts) - - Show Bio

chuck hubert as the specter

#9 Posted by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio
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#11 Posted by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio
#12 Edited by DEGRAAF (7875 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes i would love to see that

#13 Posted by russellmania77 (14829 posts) - - Show Bio

@betatesthighlander1: he has done android 17 and garlic jr from dragonball z and has done hiei from yu yu hakusho

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#15 Posted by ARMIV2 (8410 posts) - - Show Bio

This is the only time where I would actually want the DC animation teams to make a 3D film. But not 3D like "Beware the Batman" or anything, I'm talking full-blown epic cinematic glory 3D.

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#16 Posted by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio

@armiv2 said:

This is the only time where I would actually want the DC animation teams to make a 3D film. But not 3D like "Beware the Batman" or anything, I'm talking full-blown epic cinematic glory 3D.

I guess I could see it

#17 Posted by TheFirstLantern (1505 posts) - - Show Bio

I would really enjoy it, but I want to see kingdom come on the big screen(live action) before I die.

#18 Edited by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio

I would really enjoy it, but I want to see kingdom come on the big screen(live action) before I die.

do you think that could ever be done right?

#19 Edited by TheFirstLantern (1505 posts) - - Show Bio

@betatesthighlander1: I think it can. With the right direction and executives allowing it. A man can dream.

#20 Edited by jwalser3 (4838 posts) - - Show Bio

@mitran said:

I'm not sure. One of the biggest draws about the comic is the art, and I'm not sure how well that would transfer to animation. Also, with animation, the pacing is different. With me, there are some pages that I just gaze at, and others I barely give a second glance to (and this ties into the art). Getting the pacing to a point that would please most viewers would be difficult at best.

QFT

Dat scene when the bomb drops..

#21 Posted by ARMIV2 (8410 posts) - - Show Bio

@armiv2 said:

This is the only time where I would actually want the DC animation teams to make a 3D film. But not 3D like "Beware the Batman" or anything, I'm talking full-blown epic cinematic glory 3D.

I guess I could see it

That's the only way I could see them getting anything close to Alex Ross' style without spending all that time painting every single frame out.

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#22 Edited by RDClip (1124 posts) - - Show Bio

The hardest part would be living up to the art standard set by Ross in the original miniseries. It is considered one of the greatest comics of all time (THE greatest for me, personally) so as long as the script stays as close as possible to the comic, it would be successful on the story front.

Superman's voice would need to be done by an older dude or someone who could do an older voice. Since KC Supes is world-weary and emotionally worn-out, a voice like Solid Snake in MGS4 would be best. Same with Batman. Wonder Woman would have to be played by a middle-aged actress since she isn't young in that book either.

#23 Posted by PowerHerc (82612 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes.

#24 Edited by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes.

Really?

How do you think it should be done?

#25 Posted by RustyRoy (11874 posts) - - Show Bio

It has to be CGI. Zack Snyder or Steven Spielberg or James Cameron or Martin Scorsese. should be the director, I didn't like MoS but that was mostly due to the script and editing, Snyder is the master of adapting OGNs and he'd do justice to KC, I don't think I need to say anything about Spielberg or Cameron or Scorsese.

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#26 Posted by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio

@rustyroy said:

It has to be CGI. Zack Snyder or Steven Spielberg or James Cameron or Martin Scorsese. should be the director, I didn't like MoS but that was mostly due to the script and editing, Snyder is the master of adapting OGNs and he'd do justice to KC, I don't think I need to say anything about Spielberg or Cameron or Scorsese.

any casting ideas?

#27 Posted by Jnr6Lil (7693 posts) - - Show Bio

Honestly felt Kingdom Come would've made sense to be the 4th Season of JLU.

#28 Posted by StrangeMan (410 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it's the only way it could be done. But I think Bruce Timm once said that they won't do it until they feel they can adapt the art well, if I find it I'll post the quote, can't remember when he said it...

#29 Posted by RustyRoy (11874 posts) - - Show Bio

@rustyroy said:

It has to be CGI. Zack Snyder or Steven Spielberg or James Cameron or Martin Scorsese. should be the director, I didn't like MoS but that was mostly due to the script and editing, Snyder is the master of adapting OGNs and he'd do justice to KC, I don't think I need to say anything about Spielberg or Cameron or Scorsese.

any casting ideas?

I'm not good at casting, but I'd love to see Harrison Ford as Batman, Catherine Zeta-Jones or Angelina Jolie as WW, Jon Hamm as Superman, Carla Gugino would be good for Selina.

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#30 Edited by Saint_Wildcard (9962 posts) - - Show Bio

I want them to bring Infinite Crisis to the big screen. The idea of seeing the Antimoniter and all these universe collapsing gets me drooling. I'd love to see 3 Supermen meet. MoS Superman, Campy Christopher Reeve like Superman and Ultraman. I can imagine Ultraman trying to start some trouble with MoS Superman and Campy Superman slapping Ultraman on the head and treating him like a child telling him to behave, making him cooperate.

#31 Posted by impossibilly (885 posts) - - Show Bio

If Bruce Timm and Andrea Romano are involved, I think DC could definitely pull it off.

#32 Posted by Stormultt (5317 posts) - - Show Bio

@rustyroy said:

It has to be CGI. Zack Snyder or Steven Spielberg or James Cameron or Martin Scorsese. should be the director, I didn't like MoS but that was mostly due to the script and editing, Snyder is the master of adapting OGNs and he'd do justice to KC, I don't think I need to say anything about Spielberg or Cameron or Scorsese.

completely agreed.

It MUST be CGI and Bruce Timm must be involved.

#33 Posted by Lelouch_vi_Britannia (31 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe. Doubt the animation style would work, though.

#34 Posted by dagmar_merrill (7825 posts) - - Show Bio

No.