Could A Namor Movie Be Coming Soon?

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Posted by G-Man (37729 posts) - - Show Bio
Here's another bit of "news" that came our way. According to CBM, a Facebook page popped up up for "NamorMovie" and had the following logo. The problem is, the Facebook page is now nowhere to be found. 
 
We've all seen plenty of fan made posters and trailers. It would be a piece of cake to slap something like this together. The writer over at CBM isn't one to make up "news" for the sake of gaining attention. I do believe that he did come across this but now it's gone. Either it was removed because Marvel wasn't ready to "announce" it or it was removed because it was fake and perhaps they were "asked" to do so. 
 == TEASER == 
John Byrne
The last word of a Namor movie (just over a year ago) had the rights owned by Universal. David   Boreanaz was even loosely attached at one point. I don't know the full details of Universal's deal but since they haven't made further plans on it either their hold on the rights lapsed or they made a deal with Marvel as they did with Hulk being able to be in the Avengers movie. 
 
Obviously it would make complete sense to have Namor appear in the Captain America movie with the Invaders. That would easily open the door to a spin-off movie just as we may see a Black Widow movie after the Avengers. 
 
What are your thoughts? Do you think a Namor movie would ever float or is this just the wishful thinking of a big Sub-Mariner fan?
#1 Posted by difficlus (10679 posts) - - Show Bio

would be cool to see...

#2 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13620 posts) - - Show Bio

Meh.......id rather see an Aquaman movie
#3 Posted by Duncan (11447 posts) - - Show Bio

I call shenanigans for now.

#4 Posted by RemyLeBeau (414 posts) - - Show Bio
@Avenging-X-Bolt: 
Babs will hunt you down!! jk
#5 Posted by Doctor!!!!! (2055 posts) - - Show Bio


Either Babs is going to explode in exciment for this.....or...... 
explode in extreme anger. 

But htis makes me think......How come the Aquaman movie hasn't gone this far with its own page.

#6 Posted by The_Martian (36984 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it's fake, but I would love a Namor movie!

#7 Edited by Avenging-X-Bolt (13620 posts) - - Show Bio
@RemyLeBeau:
@RemyLeBeau said:

" @Avenging-X-Bolt:  Babs will hunt you down!! jk "


i have certain defenses in place for that particular scenario, dont worry
#8 Posted by Shadowdoggy (3815 posts) - - Show Bio

a Namor movie would be A W E S O M E  ! ! ! ! !
#9 Posted by Red Rum (357 posts) - - Show Bio

No word of him as an Invader in the Captain America film, so I guess a solo flick is possible.
Instead of him having bird-wings on his feet, they could be golden sandals that grant him flight.
 

#10 Posted by Shadowdoggy (3815 posts) - - Show Bio
@Red Rum:
awww, but he SHOULD have little wingy feet 
he's a "mutant" afterall 
and .....why isn't he in the Cap film??? 
he shoudl be, IMO 
maybe for a hot second, at least
#11 Posted by bingbangboom (746 posts) - - Show Bio

They have been trying to do this movie forever and I think it comes down to the budget being extremely high to bring this underwater world to life. I think at one point the idea was to make the entire movie look and feel like it was underwater and showing how Namor entered the surface world and helped in WWII. It is a possibility that Universal doesn't want to front the bill and Disney may have got the license back. Disney has the ability to do a picture like this especially with their own effects and etc.

#12 Posted by Orin_of_Atlantis (8 posts) - - Show Bio
@Avenging-X-Bolt said:
"Meh.......id rather see an Aquaman movie "
#13 Posted by Decept-O (7284 posts) - - Show Bio

Like Pamela Anderson's "girls" I would wager it was fake.   
 
I do agree, G-Man, including Namor anywhere, especially with The Invaders as he should be, would be great. 

#14 Posted by TheguywhothinkshesDeadpool (36 posts) - - Show Bio

I have NO doubts that it's real. I'm not a fan of Namor. But this would DEFFINATELY be kewls. :P 
 

#15 Posted by irvine1345 (36 posts) - - Show Bio

Out of all the odd characters people are deciding to do movies based off of, THIS one i wouldnt mind. The origin is great, the scenery would be great..mayb a little challenging, and the action I KNOW would be great. But im trying to think of an actor that could play his asian/russian look...any idea's?

#16 Posted by Shadowdoggy (3815 posts) - - Show Bio
@irvine1345:
how about this guy??? 

 

Jason Behr?
#17 Posted by TheMess1428 (2176 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know about him having his own movie but it would be a great idea for him to have an appearance in either CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER or FANTASTIC FOUR 3.

#18 Posted by Mumbles (846 posts) - - Show Bio

Babs is doing backflips right now...or crazy dancing...or probably doing laundry,and hasn't heard the news yet...

#19 Posted by Meteorite (3351 posts) - - Show Bio

A Namor movie could turn out great if done right, it's just that no one will listen...

#20 Posted by BuddyBulson (427 posts) - - Show Bio
@Shadowdoggy: 
Josan Behr would be perfect for Namor. I think he should at least make a cameo in Captain America, it would be so easy for them to do so. but who knows maybe he will have a spot in Avengers as a cameo?
#21 Posted by kitsuneconundrum (208 posts) - - Show Bio

really have no interest for the character.

#22 Edited by Mr. Dead Pool (2625 posts) - - Show Bio

As long as they swap the ankle wings for ankle fins I'll be fine.

#23 Posted by Nateabusa (20 posts) - - Show Bio

Shenanigans! Simply because there is one dead giveaway...The little Paramount logo in the corner. I'm pretty sure the new owners over at Disney would have a BIG problem with another studio making and distributing a movie that they own the characters to. Athough in this case it MAY be FOX that actually owns the character due to his history with the FF (think they picked up the rights when they got the FF franchise). Either way, I'm pretty sure while this is a good logo and a interesting idea, that its a fan piece. Plus...Facebook? Is that really a reliable place for a news item potential this big?

#24 Posted by Blindside002 (226 posts) - - Show Bio

No desire to see anything about Namor, get more female heroes out there.

#25 Edited by Journey Into Chaos (324 posts) - - Show Bio

XD babs is probally thrilled about this... Have you told her yet G-man? XD.  I wouldn't mind seeing this even though i'm not a huge fan.

#26 Posted by weaponx (1566 posts) - - Show Bio

I would also love to see Jason Behr have the role for Namor. That would be perfect. 
 
I too would also rather see an Aquaman movie..... and it is okay if Babs hunts me down ;). 

#27 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (9251 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope not because I feel like Marvel needs to slow down with the movies. 

#28 Posted by The Mango (1477 posts) - - Show Bio

Like  Nateabusa I wonder whether Marvel CAN make this movie. I'm not sure whether the Namor came with the Fantastic 4 package, but Fox also owns the rights to the X-Men and all related characters, and I'm not sure how far that extends. If it includes all Mutants we probably won't be seeing Namor.

#29 Posted by Wildish (99 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope it's true...I hope it's true... I hope it's true.... (not that i'm a big fan of Nemour,, but).... I hope it's true.... :) 
#30 Posted by tonis (6202 posts) - - Show Bio
@TheMess1428 said:
" I don't know about him having his own movie but it would be a great idea for him to have an appearance in either CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER or FANTASTIC FOUR 3. "
second that notion, both excellent starting points for an introduction. I'd love to see a live cgi of the torch discovering who he is and giving him the flame shave he did.
#31 Posted by G-Man (37729 posts) - - Show Bio
@Journey Into Chaos: I haven't told her. She probably wouldn't believe me so I'll let her see this with her own eyes. I'm sure she'll comment as soon as she sees it.
#32 Posted by AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge (1221 posts) - - Show Bio

If I had to guess about who would play NAMOR: MICHAEL PHELPS.
 

Sub-Mariner
 Michael Phelps
#33 Posted by mighty dude (405 posts) - - Show Bio

It would be AWESOME to have a Namor movie. And they would have to keep the wingletts. Those are one of my favorite parts of the sub-mariner.
#34 Posted by G'bandit (13689 posts) - - Show Bio

Really? Whats the big deal about him? I know nothing about him. His story Is not interesting to me. Only once I've thought he was cool and that's when he stood up to Osborn when Osborn gave him a order. Other than that hes just as useless as Aquaman     
 
  

#35 Edited by Avenging-X-Bolt (13620 posts) - - Show Bio
@weaponx:
yay!!! i have an ally. 
 
you can come to my forretres and we can stay up late swapping manly stories and in the morning.....im makin waffles
#36 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13620 posts) - - Show Bio
@G'bandit said:
"Really? Whats the big deal about him? I know nothing about him. His story Is not interesting to me. Only once I've thought he was cool and that's when he stood up to Osborn when Osborn gave him a order. Other than that hes just as useless as Aquaman     
 
  
"

dude respect aquaman....or ill come to your house and step in your cornflakes
#37 Posted by TheMess1428 (2176 posts) - - Show Bio

I actually read an interview from CBM with Joe Johnston saying that Namor will be in Captain America and without wings.

#38 Posted by GT-Man (4054 posts) - - Show Bio

That would be awesome
#39 Posted by irvine1345 (36 posts) - - Show Bio
@Shadowdoggy:   Jason Behr could possibly work...but im thinkn there someone better out there with more of a look alike...:T and honestly...Namor is one of those characters that needs to have an actor who look JUST like him because of his different facial features. Human looking characters now days dont have facial features that stand out from others anymore...but namor does (the sharp eyebrow arch and eyes)...so he needs someone thats perfect.
#40 Posted by Bruce Vain (1869 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd rather have an Aquaman movie.

#41 Posted by Danial79 (2355 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't like Namor... His eyebrows weird me out : P 

#42 Posted by CATMANEXE (17052 posts) - - Show Bio

I keep hearing Stan drop this name in interviews so I never doubted it was always
on the table (he brings up a SHIELD movie even more, i'm surprised i never here talk
of it, considering the Nick Fury reinforcement in all the films). I want it. For one the idea
of Atlantis on film appeals to me. Also while i'm not outright saying i don't like the spread
of titles they already use, i want to see more unused properties tapped for good or ill, rather
than more reboots and sequels of films that already did their job.

#43 Posted by ComicMan24 (147115 posts) - - Show Bio

I would like to see a movie with Namor but not so crazy about the ankle wings.

#44 Posted by Rheged (620 posts) - - Show Bio

As much as I would like it to be so, I doubt the poster is real.  However, I do think a Namor movie is a possibility.  There is just so much potential with the character for a unique comic book movie.  Many people see the underwater aspect as a negative, but I think that's what sets the movie apart from the rest of the genre.  Granted, it would take a director of great vision to create that world... And either a large budget ... or perhaps something animated.

#45 Posted by Rheged (620 posts) - - Show Bio
@irvine1345:   I'm not so sure the look is as important as the acting ability and the attitude.  I think this fellow could pull it off.

#46 Posted by kungnima (180 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd love it!

#47 Posted by gambit987 (1275 posts) - - Show Bio

iT COULD BE A POSSIBILITY.

#48 Posted by Shadowdoggy (3815 posts) - - Show Bio
@Rheged said:
" @irvine1345:   I'm not so sure the look is as important as the acting ability and the attitude.  I think this fellow could pull it off.

"

oh god how I love Crixus 
he should be in every movie
#49 Posted by Shadowdoggy (3815 posts) - - Show Bio
@BuddyBulson:
agreed!
#50 Posted by N7_Normandy (2430 posts) - - Show Bio
@Shadowdoggy said:
" @Rheged said:
" @irvine1345:   I'm not so sure the look is as important as the acting ability and the attitude.  I think this fellow could pull it off.

"
oh god how I love Crixus he should be in every movie "

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