Oscar Isaac is set to produce and star in a live-action adaptation of the Brian K. Vaughn series, Ex Machina from DC Comics.
Oscar Isaac is set to produce the adaptation alongside his manager and producing partner Jason Spire. The rights to the DC Comics series were recently picked up by Legendary Pictures and will be adapting the series into a film titled The Great Machine. The rights to the DC Comics series involved a three-year film and television deal with creator Brian K. Vaughn.
Anna Waterhouse and Joe Shrapnel are currently set to write the script of the Oscar Issac produced DC Comics film. A director for the Ex Machina adaptation has not been selected. It is currently unknown what role Oscar Isaac will play in the upcoming film.
Ex Machina is a creator-owned long-running comic book series from writer Brian K. Vaughn and artist Tony Harris, published by DC Comics through their Wildstorm imprint. The storyline focuses on the life of Mitchell Hundred, a.k.a. The Great Machine, who is the worlds first and only superhero. In the wake of his actions on 9/11, the hero of Ex Machina is elected the Mayor of New York City with the story focusing on his term in office, the political situations he finds himself in that the mystery surrounding his superpowers. Ex Machina ran for fifty issues with an additional four specials from 2004-2010. But now it seems that Oscar Isaac wants to bring his talents to the DC Comics series.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter
New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team
DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".
"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.
These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.
You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".
Here is the official synopsis for season two:
In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.
The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.
Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.
Source: DC Universe