Dwayne "Rock" Johnson is in talks to be Lobo

#1 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio
#2 Posted by joshmightbe (24875 posts) - - Show Bio

Well since it'll be at least 3 years I really can make my self care yet

#3 Posted by RoboShark (1208 posts) - - Show Bio

He can act when he wants. An odd choice though.

#4 Posted by SandMan_ (4528 posts) - - Show Bio

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#5 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

We're living in a world where Lobo, Drax the Destroyer, and Ant-Man will be in their own films before Wonder Woman. What a funny world we live in...

#6 Posted by Dernman (14884 posts) - - Show Bio

Dwayne Johnson may be the Rock but he isn't Metal enough to be Lobo.

#7 Posted by The_Tree (7250 posts) - - Show Bio

Eh, I can't see The Rock as Lobo. I'm also curious as to why WB feels the need to make a Lobo movie, which will more than likely bomb, instead of attempting to construct a shared universe with characters that are far more popular (Wonder Woman, Flash, etc.).

#8 Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee (11303 posts) - - Show Bio

@Dernman said:

Dwayne Johnson may be the Rock but he isn't Metal enough to be Lobo.

This

and

@The_Tree said:

Eh, I can't see The Rock as Lobo. I'm also curious as to why WB feels the need to make a Lobo movie, which will more than likely bomb, instead of attempting to construct a shared universe with characters that are far more popular (Wonder Woman, Flash, etc.).

#9 Posted by Onemoreposter (4004 posts) - - Show Bio

@Gambit1024 said:

We're living in a world where Lobo, Drax the Destroyer, and Ant-Man will be in their own films before Wonder Woman. What a funny world we live in...

This

#10 Posted by cameron83 (7117 posts) - - Show Bio

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO.....DO NOT RUIN LOBO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 in fact,i dont even see him looking like lobo at all,and trying to sound like him...terrible..and making a lobo film a comedy...good bye my sweet dc....but you mainly suck at movies,well...man of steel looks good

#11 Posted by joshmightbe (24875 posts) - - Show Bio

@cameron83: Lobo is kind of meant as a very dark comedy, its never been all that serious.

#12 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

@Dernman said:

Dwayne Johnson may be the Rock but he isn't Metal enough to be Lobo.

I agree. Personally, I'd've picked Ron Perlman.

#13 Edited by BiteMe-Fanboy (7701 posts) - - Show Bio

No... This is horrible news. I'm sorry, but the Rock cannot handle anything close to a role than resembles anything near Lobo. But I guess this is what you get when the movie is being directed by the guy who did Cats and Dogs: Return of Kitty Galore... smh..

Well if he officially gets casts as Lobo, expect to not see me on the Vine anymore, I'll be busy jumping off a cliff with a big middle finger held out just for WB.

#14 Posted by Mega_spidey01 (3078 posts) - - Show Bio

@Onemoreposter said:

@Gambit1024 said:

We're living in a world where Lobo, Drax the Destroyer, and Ant-Man will be in their own films before Wonder Woman. What a funny world we live in...

This

and black panther.

#15 Posted by TheMainMan (7 posts) - - Show Bio

I guess I'm in the minority that can see Dwayne easily playing Lobo. He has the physicality, the attitude, the quirky facial expressions, and charisma for Lobo. Plus I loved him in the Attitude Era of WWE. He was so good on the mic.

I'm a huge Lobo fan, I would have loved to see Kevin Durand, or Mickey Rourke if he was younger. JDM already played The Comedian... So I wouldn't really want to see him play Lobo.

Plus Rock will have a semi-built in crowd. Just hope they get the script right for this. Regardless if it is PG-13. They can still make it work. (Lobo episodes of S:TAS were some of my favorite Lobo moments.)

#16 Posted by SandMan_ (4528 posts) - - Show Bio

They should make as SHAZAM movie.

#17 Posted by Blood1991 (8098 posts) - - Show Bio

@Onemoreposter said:

@Gambit1024 said:

We're living in a world where Lobo, Drax the Destroyer, and Ant-Man will be in their own films before Wonder Woman. What a funny world we live in...

This

thirded

#18 Posted by _slim_ (13075 posts) - - Show Bio

I could see him pulling it off.

#19 Posted by YoggSaron (812 posts) - - Show Bio

@SandMan_ said:

They should make as SHAZAM movie.

As long as they call him Captain Marvel.

#20 Edited by Beast_in_the_Shadows (426 posts) - - Show Bio

Yuck. Just yuck. That is a terrible choice. I say give the role to Hulk Hogan if it needs to be a famous wrestler.

@Gambit1024:God, Ron Perlmen would be freakin' perfect!

#21 Posted by _Zombie_ (10379 posts) - - Show Bio

Lobo seems like a pointless movie choice, especially if they want to set up for JLA (which does seem to be the intent of the 3-year hiatus). I'm also not extremely fond of the choice of actor. Dwayne's acting is hit-and-miss at best, so I'm not seeing him doing the role very well.

But I'll just wait and hope to be proven wrong.

#22 Edited by SiycoBat (157 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm actually...between hoping for this and dreading this because I don't know the Rock enough in films enough to fully judge if he can do Lobo but I also want to see Lobo on film finally. One thing for sure is, he needs to be Metal (Heavy to Full-on Death Metal) in order to pull off Lobo.

#23 Edited by cameron83 (7117 posts) - - Show Bio

@The_Tree said:

Eh, I can't see The Rock as Lobo. I'm also curious as to why WB feels the need to make a Lobo movie, which will more than likely bomb, instead of attempting to construct a shared universe with characters that are far more popular (Wonder Woman, Flash, etc.).

agreed,you also know the funny thing,lobo is supposed to be PAST mtv,in fact,lobo is supposed to be past rated r and mtv may even call him inappropriate (i'm talking about his bad@$$ character),but you know what they may do,they may make lobo into a.........family friendly comedy (blood rushing out nose).....i now feel that a fan given a $20,000 budget can make far better movies than wb can ever do,at this point that is how i feel.

#24 Posted by cameron83 (7117 posts) - - Show Bio

however i HIGHLY doubt there is gonna be a lobo movie,especially for the rock...he would do terrible and looks like strained poop.

also he is a terrible actor

and again,highly doubt a lobo movie,or even a tv 1,is coming out anytime soon,and nobody up to date looks like lobo,in fact,just get the guy who played hellboy,and amplify that...there you get lobo

#25 Posted by CrimsonCake (2673 posts) - - Show Bio

He has to be Black Adam.

#26 Posted by mrtrickster (2307 posts) - - Show Bio

this is a terrible idea

#27 Posted by Omega Ray Jay (7657 posts) - - Show Bio

#28 Posted by GR2Blackout (2564 posts) - - Show Bio

The Rock as Lobo? Oh no. DC, PLEASE DONT LET THIS HAPPEN! WHAT DID WE EVER DO TO YOU (Besides question you for various reasons)

#29 Posted by BiteMe-Fanboy (7701 posts) - - Show Bio

-pukes again-

#30 Posted by cameron83 (7117 posts) - - Show Bio

@BiteMe-Fanboy said:

No... This is horrible news. I'm sorry, but the Rock cannot handle anything close to a role than resembles anything near Lobo. But I guess this is what you get when the movie is being directed by the guy who did Cats and Dogs: Return of Kitty Galore... smh..

Well if he officially gets casts as Lobo, expect to not see me on the Vine anymore, I'll be busy jumping off a cliff with a big middle finger held out just for WB.

#31 Posted by cameron83 (7117 posts) - - Show Bio

@GR2Blackout: AND they may make it some family friendly movie.....sigh,dc should just leave movies alone from now on

#32 Posted by Dru_zod (212 posts) - - Show Bio

All I can say is..........That's a hell of a lot Of Make Up

#33 Posted by Imagine_Man15 (1801 posts) - - Show Bio

Why are they even considering a Lobo movie? There are so many movies that should be made before that happens... so many...

#34 Posted by SamCopsey (5 posts) - - Show Bio

Dc animated movie would be awesome, live action would almost definitely suck.. Hard.

Well maybe it would work if it was directed by whoever directed 300 and the writer from sons of anarchy

#35 Posted by DRDOOMSDAY390 (1257 posts) - - Show Bio

i can see dwayne only as black adam. but as lobo? nope can't see that happen in my opinion

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