Guardians of the Galaxy, as unlikely as it may have seemed only a couple of years ago, is ruling the movie theaters and pop culture as we speak. The franchise has already made Marvel an absolute fortune and garnered enough notoriety to nab a sequel…before it even came out! DC and Warner Bros. wants a piece of that money pie and they have at least one option that they are weighing heavily to do just that. The latest rumor to fill in one of the mystery DC dates (announced during SDCC) is The Legion of Super-heroes.
For those who haven’t been introduced to The Legion, let me initiate you: The Legion of Super-heroes is a space based science fiction comic that was actually introduced as a Superman title. Even though the team has had several iterations over its 50+ year history the main team consists of Cosmic Boy, Saturn Girl, Lightning Lad, Wildfire, Chameleon, Brainiac (this alternate version is a good guy, by the way) and even a young Superman who is first learning to use his powers.
If this concept turns out to be true, this is very exciting news. Not only could this tie in very well to the already established DC Cinematic Universe, but could lead into several other movie plans (including the ultra-baddie Darkseid). Not to mention exceptionally marketable to all different ages of movie goers. I’m very excited! This movie rumor is just that and even if it is so it’ll be a few years away regardless. We’ll keep you apprised of any new info as it becomes available. In the meantime, check out this clip of the Legion in action from their most recent cartoon…enjoy!
And here’s a picture of the expanded roster…