#1 Posted by Pfcoolio14 (1138 posts) - - Show Bio

How much do you think a director should be allowed to stray from the original source material when making comic movies or novels?

#2 Posted by LimpoyzLoan (1646 posts) - - Show Bio

Apparently a lot, given The Last Airbender and Dragon Ball Evolution.

#3 Posted by lilben42 (2556 posts) - - Show Bio

As long as it doesn't betray the original material.

#4 Posted by AllStarSuperman (22197 posts) - - Show Bio

As much as he wants to make a good movie! Read the comic and See the movie Kick-Ass. The movie was excellent!

#5 Posted by Jnr6Lil (7714 posts) - - Show Bio

As much as they can to make money

#6 Posted by ImNemotheGemini (845 posts) - - Show Bio

Dragon ball evolution... So apparently ALL THE WAY !

#7 Posted by PowerHerc (84990 posts) - - Show Bio

It varies from case to case.

#8 Posted by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10180 posts) - - Show Bio

Not at all unless they want fanboy death threats

#9 Posted by MaccyD (4504 posts) - - Show Bio

Fantastic Four proves it's not the smartest idea sometimes

#10 Posted by Z3RO180 (6618 posts) - - Show Bio

@limpoyzloan: The last airbender is shot for shot the same as the show. It's just that it was a really crapy movie

#11 Posted by LimpoyzLoan (1646 posts) - - Show Bio

@z3ro180: I was more talking about the characters, both appearance and personality wise.

#12 Posted by Z3RO180 (6618 posts) - - Show Bio

@limpoyzloan: Yeah I can agree with you there. The show pretty much says that the world of avatar is based on Asian mythology.

#13 Posted by mrdecepticonleader (18378 posts) - - Show Bio

As much as they like though it maybe at their own peril.....

#14 Posted by lykopis (10746 posts) - - Show Bio

A director is "allowed" to do whatever they want. Along the same lines of "based on a true story". That claim can be slapped onto any movie for as little relevancy as the name of the town. It's entertainment people.

#15 Posted by russellmania77 (15665 posts) - - Show Bio

Apparently a lot, given The Last Airbender and Dragon Ball Evolution.

this

#16 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (33892 posts) - - Show Bio

If we'r talking comic movies then there is dozens of different version of the source material so they can mix and match till there hearts content but once you change something to make it totally different then you may as well have just invented your own characters and made a different film