Terrence Howard Talks Marvel And DC Movie Characters

Posted by G-Man (39782 posts) - - Show Bio
We know that Terrence Howard got a bum deal as far as playing Rhodey in "Iron Man 2."  In a talk with MTV, he addresses his feelings over being replaced.
“I think they always wanted Don Cheadle from the very start and it’s nice that they get what they want. They could be a little nicer about it. You don’t make 800 million dollars and then try and shake everyone down. That’s not nice.”
The good news for Howard (and his fans), he may not be done with the comic book world.  Howard admits he's a comic book fan and perhaps he'll have better luck at DC.  On the subject of "Green Lantern," was playing John Stewart a possibility?
“[H]e doesn’t become black until the third [Green Lantern],” said Howard. “I think they’re planning to take those steps. We’ll see, I haven’t felt those out yet.”

Sounds like we could expect three GL movies?  Works for me.  It doesn't sound like he'd want to play John.  He does mention that he'd be interested in Black Lightning.

Do you think a Black Lighting movie would work?  Do you like the idea of "Green Lantern" being a trilogy?  Who should play John Stewart (if he appears in the GL movies)?  Do you think Howard got a bum deal with Marvel?
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#1 Posted by inferiorego (23276 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow, he actually remained pretty composed even though he got screwed by marvel... Bravo.

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#2 Posted by King Saturn (219123 posts) - - Show Bio
Honestly... I wouldnt mine seeing Terrence Howard play John Stewart in a Green Lantern movie... he sure would be a hell of a lot better choice than Common

lol
#3 Posted by inferiorego (23276 posts) - - Show Bio
King Saturn said:
"Honestly... I wouldnt mine seeing Terrence Howard play John Stewart in a Green Lantern movie... he sure would be a hell of a lot better choice than Common

lol
"
seconded
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#4 Posted by No_Name_ (16193 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah that was pretty grimey of Marvel, to be honest...I think that he would do a good job as John Stewart. He even looks the role. I could see it. :)

#5 Posted by King Saturn (219123 posts) - - Show Bio
Indeed... I hope DC gives Terrence Howard a shot on the John Stewart role in a Green Lantern movie...
#6 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio

Howard was foolish and naïve in his dealings with Marvel. He didn't cover his own ass, and they pulled the rug out from under him. Does it suck? Yes. Is it unfair? Maybe. Does Howard have anyone to blame but himself? No. It's a cutthroat business, and he's been in the game long enough to know this.

#7 Posted by ohms@sith (14 posts) - - Show Bio

"Next time baby." Famous last words. Alas.


#8 Posted by Methos (40532 posts) - - Show Bio

damnt, you beat me by a few hours while i was at work lol

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#9 Posted by Kiara_Sullivan (29691 posts) - - Show Bio
Methos said:
"damnt, you beat me by a few hours while i was at work lolM"

Thats why the thread you made went missing :P I was about to go investigate when it disappeared xP
#10 Posted by Decept-O (7827 posts) - - Show Bio

I still don't know who to believe regarding Howard's departure from Iron Man.  Both he and Marvel have said different things. 

#11 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio
Decept-O said:
"I still don't know who to believe regarding Howard's departure from Iron Man.  Both he and Marvel have said different things.  "
Howard has admitted that he didn't bother to get a legally binding contract. Therefor, no matter how much of a dick move it is, Marvel has the right to cast someone else in the part.
#12 Posted by Nahero (9350 posts) - - Show Bio

poor terrence

#13 Posted by Dane (10734 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually I could really see Terrance Howard as John Stewart. Justice League movie would rule if it was done right.

#14 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio
Nahero said:
"poor terrence"
Yes, poor millionaire Terrance who wasn't smart enough to get a multi-movie contract deal...
#15 Posted by King Saturn (219123 posts) - - Show Bio
It doesnt matter now... Marvel will pay for there " Superdickery " towards Terrence Howard... you shall see

lmao
#16 Posted by defunkt (65 posts) - - Show Bio

Terrence is probably a better actor than Common. But I think Common is a better rapper. They should get Jon Stewart to play John Stewart. LOL jk jk

#17 Edited by Emperor Gonzo Noir (19148 posts) - - Show Bio

I would actually watch a Black Lightning movie if Terrence Howard was Jefferson Pierce. No jive talk though....

#18 Posted by SwaggaB0y (5446 posts) - - Show Bio
Babs said:
"Yeah that was pretty grimey of Marvel, to be honest...I think that he would do a good job as John Stewart. He even looks the role. I could see it. :)"
lol @ grimey
#19 Posted by Emerald Warrior (186 posts) - - Show Bio

black lighting was my first choice when i read the title!

#20 Posted by Nighthunter (29560 posts) - - Show Bio

Doubt that Black Lightning could support his own movie but what about a supporting character in a Superman one? I mean he comes from Metropolis...

#21 Posted by G'bandit (13664 posts) - - Show Bio

If he would be more cooperative maybe he would have been cast for Iron man 2, but he is just to hard to work with, those were the words of the director. So the fact that he was replaced was his own fault.

Noooooooo! He don't fit as John Stuart! I don't see him nailing that role.. At least that's what I think..

Black Lightning, I think he can actually pull that one off :)

#22 Posted by Rex Havoc (73 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Morriss Chestnut would be a much better John Stewart.

#23 Posted by Media_Master (2189 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm sure he'll be a fine black lightning

#24 Posted by LastSon1027 (518 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know about Black Lightning But I think he could be a good John Stewart.

#25 Posted by Incredible Hulk-Prime (1525 posts) - - Show Bio

I think there is Super Hero out there some where in DC,that Terrence could play as.
Marvel should've such gave him the money. That this would never happened.

#26 Posted by King Saturn (219123 posts) - - Show Bio
defunkt said:
"Terrence is probably a better actor than Common. But I think Common is a better rapper. They should get Jon Stewart to play John Stewart. LOL jk jk"
There is No Question that Common is a better rapper than Terrence Howard... hell thats what Common does for a living... Common is a Hip Hop Artist... but Terrence is easily the Better Actor than Common... Tee Howard has way more acting experience than Common
#27 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio
Incredible Hulk-Prime said:
"Marvel should've such gave him the money. That this would never happened."
Don Cheadle > Terrence Howard.
#28 Posted by King Saturn (219123 posts) - - Show Bio
Korg said:
"
Incredible Hulk-Prime said:
"Marvel should've such gave him the money. That this would never happened."
Don Cheadle > Terrence Howard.
"
Hmmm... I dont know about this equation... I think they are pretty even personally... but hey... to each his own I guess
#29 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok, ok, Don Cheadle ≥ Terrence Howard

#30 Posted by wordchallenge (155 posts) - - Show Bio

He could work as Black Lightning.

#31 Posted by MysteriousBlack (205 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel is kinda shaming me right now... lol anyways, I hope Terrence gets some other good comic book movie role.

#32 Posted by Daredevilfan182 (146 posts) - - Show Bio

"Black Lightening". You never see a super-fast Asian character named "Yellow Speed" or and any other ethnic titles for superheros. Only only names like "Black Goliath" or "Black Panther". Just to make it fair I vote for short latino superhero called "Beans"

#33 Posted by Nightwolf3 (1644 posts) - - Show Bio

Terrance Howard is a great actor, and could pull off most if not all black heroes for sure, Black Lightning could definitely work

#34 Posted by csimon (2207 posts) - - Show Bio

What about Black Panther!!!

#35 Posted by DEGRAAF (8346 posts) - - Show Bio

i always thought Cuba Gooding Jr would be the best war machine character. I could see him as John Stewart also but i would like terrance howard as a John stewart just as much

#36 Posted by SUNMAN (7379 posts) - - Show Bio
csimon said:
"What about Black Panther!!!"
Djimon Hounsou should play black Panther
#37 Edited by Selvokaz (213 posts) - - Show Bio

I know this is going to sound silly, but I would like someone darker to the play the role of John Stewart or T'Challa, infact Morris Chestnut would be the best actor for either T'Challa or any black superhero who has a brain but is physically tall and athletically muscular.

#38 Posted by SUNMAN (7379 posts) - - Show Bio

Michael Jai White, or Djimon Hounsou would fit the role much better than Morris Chestnut.

#39 Posted by Selvokaz (213 posts) - - Show Bio

It was nothing he could do, he felt he deserved a little more than 1 million to return as Rowdy and I agree. It's not like this is the guy whos playing Jarvis asking for 2 million or or something, its Tony Starks best friend and his backup War Machine. Marvel could have swung a little and gave the guy at least half of what Robert was going to get if not at least a quarter of it. Anyone know how much Downy is getting for the sequal... I think I heard something around 4 to 5 million after the box office takes.

#40 Posted by Strafe Prower (12613 posts) - - Show Bio

I would see Black Lightning opening night then every night afterwards.

I don't know if i would like him as John Stewart though....
#41 Posted by NightFang (11030 posts) - - Show Bio

1. Would love a Green Lantern trilogy, one for every G.L.
2. Would love to see a Black Lighting movie.
3. I think Weasley Snipes could play John Stewart.
4. I think Tyrese Gibson could play Black Lighting.

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#42 Posted by Aronmorales (9733 posts) - - Show Bio

Still sucks that he isn't gonna be Rhodes in Iron Man.
stupid move on Marvel's part.

#43 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio
@Aronmorales said:
" Still sucks that he isn't gonna be Rhodes in Iron Man.stupid move on Marvel's part. "
Stupid move on Howard's part.
#44 Posted by Baptimus (30 posts) - - Show Bio
@SUNMAN said:
" csimon said:
"What about Black Panther!!!"
Djimon Hounsou should play black Panther
"
Word!
#45 Posted by grimreaper1980 (677 posts) - - Show Bio

dude, go for it. after what marvel did i don't blame you

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