Director Brad Peyton (Journey 2, Cats & Dogs: The Return Of Kitty Galore) has been set for the big-screen adaptation of DC Comics’ Lobo.
Per Deadline, “Brad Peyton, who helmed the global hit Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, has just been set by Warner Bros to rewrite & direct ‘Lobo’.” The prior draft had been written by Don Payne and the Akiva Goldsman, Joel Silver and Andrew Rona are producing the film with WB.
“Lobo is an alien that works as an interstellar mercenary and bounty hunter. Introduced as a hardened, rarely used hard boiled villain in the 1980s, the character remained in limbo until his revival as an anti-hero biker in the early 1990s, when he became on of the most popular characters in the DC Comics stable.?
I’m told that “The Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special” (pictured inside) is a particularly gory way in which to get acquainted with the character.