‘Arrow’ Producer Marc Guggenheim To Write Deadpool Creator Rob Liefeld’s ‘Prophet’ Movie

Arrow executive producer Marc Guggenheim is onboard to write Prophet from Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld for Studio 8.

Another character from Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld is heading to the big screen as Arrow producer Marc Guggenheim signs on to write Prophet for Studio 8. The character originally debuted in Liefeld’s Youngblood series before spinning off into his own adventures. John Propher was originally experimented on in World War 2 by a time traveller, before being cryogenically frozen and wakes up in the future. Guggenheim’s Prophet will be produced by Liefeld, Adrian Askarieh and Brooklyn Weaver. Askarieh previously produced Hitman: Agent 47 while Weaver worked on Run All Night.

Arrow producer Marc Guggenheim has helped introduce largely unknown heroes into The CW shows for many years now, so he’s a perfect choice to help deliver a new anti-hero to audiences. Liefeld’s Prophet is a science-fiction adventure with explosive action which makes it perfect for the big-screen. John Graham and Guy Danella will oversee the project from Studio 8 while John Hyde and Terissa Kelton will also be involved in producing the character. Prophet is often described as a berserker version of Marvel’s Captain America so it’ll be interesting to see how he translates into live-action.

Are you excited to see one of the Youngblood characters finally make it into live-action? Who do you think should play Prophet? Sound off in the comments below!

Ryan Reynolds previously confirmed that he is working on a Deadpool sequel with Marvel Studios. However, there has been no official word on where the third Deadpool film might fit into Marvel Studios’ Phase 4 or 5 plans. In the meantime, fans can re-watch Ryan Reynolds’ most recent appearance as the Merc with a Mouth in Deadpool 2.

After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover.

Directed by David Leitch from a script written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick & Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool 2 stars Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, and Jack Kesy.

Deadpool 2 is now available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, DVD, and Digital HD.

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Source: Deadline

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