Steven Spielberg is bouncing into the universe of DC Comics.
The famous movie producer is handling his first DC Comics property, the World War II activity experience saint Blackhawk.
Spielberg, alongside his Amblin Entertainment, will create Blackhawk for Warner Bros., and is creating it as a coordinating vehicle, the studio declared Tuesday. The move reteams him with the studio behind his most recent tentpole, Ready Player One.
David Koepp, who has worked with Spielberg composing the blockbusters Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, is penning the content.
The material appears carefully fit for the producer behind the Indiana Jones motion pictures. The comic book arrangement recounted a worldwide squadron of brave pilots drove by a man named Blackhawk who battled the Nazis and their kind in World War II.
The arrangement appeared in 1941’s Military Comics No. 1, distributed initially by Quality Comics previously DC obtained the property in 1956. Co-made by comic book legend Will Eisner, alongside Bob Powell and Chuck Cuidera, the comic was one of the greatest venders in the ’40s.
Spielberg will deliver the film with Kristie Macosko Krieger under the Amblin Entertainment flag, while previous studio official Sue Kroll will official create under her Kroll and Co. Excitement shingle.
“We are so glad to be the studio behind Steven Spielberg’s most recent hit, and are excited to work with him again on this new activity enterprise,” said Warner Bros. Pictures Group director Toby Emmerich. “We can hardly wait to perceive what new ground he will soften up presenting ‘Blackhawk’ to motion picture gatherings of people around the world.”
Spielberg is still on track to make Indiana Jones 5 his next film and is additionally building up a revamp of West Side Story for which he is attempting to cast his leads. Prepared Player One has made over $476 million worldwide since its March 29 opening.