Dave Galanter
December 1st 1969 - December 12th 2020
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Ty

Subj: Re: Black Panther in Fantastic Four
Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 at 11:58:29 am EDT
Reply Subj: Re: Black Panther in Fantastic Four
Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 at 01:40:24 am EDT

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> I have been reading some stuff on the net and before Singleton does a BP film, Fantastic Four director Tim Story says he going to treat BP like he did with the Silver Sufer. Fantastic Four 3 Coming to America!

First time hearing about this. I thought this might happen...that BP might appear in FF before his own movie.

I read the following links and although a BP appearance in the next FF movie is not yet definite, it seems to be an idea that might come to light before Singleton, Hudlin, Snipes or anybody else would get the chance to helm T'Challa's first big screen appearance.

http://movies.ign.com/articles/786/786319p1.html

http://www.slashfilm.com/2007/05/07/fantastic-four-3-rise-of-the-black-panther/

> First time hearing about this. I thought this might happen...that BP might appear in FF before his own movie.
>

That was my understanding as well.

I wonder what a Black Panther movie would gross domestically? 75k, 100k.

Anyway, it'll be interesting to see who wants a Black Panther movie more: Marvel/Paramount or Fox.

With Fox doing it they would naturally be able to do a story closest to the comic.

If Marvel does it though, they'll almost have to use some semblance of Reggie Hudlin's "Who Is The Black Panther?" Because, and irony of ironies, the Fantastic Four wouldn't be available to them.

(God, and thinking about that, Fantastic Four would have been the perfect first movie for Marvel, as opposed to Iron Man.) :-/

I think the success (or failure) of Will Smith's John Hancock next year will go a long way in determining any kind of FF spin-off Black Panther movie, or stand-alone Marvel Black Panther movie. Because if John Hancock does well, then it'll be that much easier for a superhero movie with a black lead. If John Hancock doesn't do well, then it'll be that much harder for a superhero movie with a black lead, because the perception will probably be "Well, if Will Smith couldn't sell, then... "

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