The guys behind 21 Jump Street and The LEGO Movie, Phil Lord and Chris Miller are creating a rebooted pilot for cult 80's TV show, The Greatest American Hero. If you don't know, the show revolves around a timid school teacher who's gifted with Superpowers by aliens, kind've like Green Lantern meets Mr. Feeny sans the valuable life lessons.
Plus, check out that awesome credit sequence.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting Sony's plan to take a leaf from Netflix' House of Cards and start producing original content exclusively for the PlayStation Network. The first show on the docket is an hour-long series based on the Image comic, Powers. by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming.
The series will follow detectives solving murders that involve super-powered individuals. It sounds kind've like Castle meets The Watchmen, which to my mind, sounds awesome.
It looks like Keanu Reeves' will not be the last to play the demon hunter seeking absolution. Constantine the TV series is currently being produced by Warner Bros. TV and DC. With show runner David S Goyer and Daniel Cerone, NBC has already picked up the series. It's a good time for comics adaptations!