Guy Ritchie Named to Direct a PG-13 Lobo Movie
Posted 09.03.09 by reelz
Sherlock Holmes director Guy Ritchie has been tapped to take on a DC Comics character — an insane space tracker called Lobo. But will Ritchie be able to do it as a PG-13 offering?
The comics character is one of DC's crudest and bloodiest, but according to Variety:
WB is aiming for a PG-13 rating. Pic will be strong on visual effects, and Ritchie will bring the irreverent, gruff tone of past films like Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
With all the recent news and attention on Disney's Marvel deal, one wonders if this is an attempt by WB to shine the light on their productions. The picture is set to begin next year. Don Payne will pen the script (The Simpsons, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, My Super Ex-Girlfriend), with Joel Silver, Akiva Goldsman, and Andrew Rona producing.