With so many comic book characters being adapted successfully in movies and video games, It’s a good time to be a superhero fan. While Marvel and DC are doing a good job giving less mainstream characters like Antman and Aquaman their own movie, there are some characters just like Deadpool, with a lot of buzz, potential and fan following, Who are just waiting for their spotlight. So here are 5 buzzing and bustling superheroes waiting for their own movie.
1 . Martian Manhunter
Martian Manhunter is one of the most powerful Superheroes in DC universe and is often referred as “the most powerful being on the face of the Earth,” by Superman himself. But nowadays, he is mostly used as a supporting character. J’onn lost his wife and family, wound up on Earth, and decided to help those who couldn’t help themselves. Manhunter is able to fly, read minds, phase through objects, become invisible, change his shape and density, and even regrow himself from a single hand. He is one character that needs better treatment immediately and more love from the mainstream crowd.
2. Moon Knight
If you like superheroes, chances are you have already heard of him. And no, he isn’t a Batman rip-off by any means. When former US Marine and professional boxer Marc Spector found himself working as a mercenary in the sands of Egypt, a run-in with valuable artifacts (and fellow hired guns) leaves him lifeless in front of a statue of Khonshu, the Egyptian Moon God. Offering to return Marc to life if he acts as his living Avatar, the Moon god blesses him with superhuman strength tied to the phases of the moon. MCU should really make up some space for him.
Nova corps are the Green Lantern corps of Marvel. And Nova(Richard Rider) is a member of the intergalactic police force of the Nova Corp, for which he gained superhuman abilities including enhanced strength, flight, and resistance to injury. Nova debuted in Nova #1 in 1976, written by Wolfman and drawn by John Buscema. Wolfman intended the teenage character to be an homage to Stan Lee and Steve Ditko’s Spider-Man, down to his humble working-class roots and alliterative alter-ego. The original Nova series, The Man Called Nova, lasted 25 issues from September 1976 to May 1979. An alternate version of Nova (Sam Alexander also debuted in 2011.
Talking of Nova’s place in MCU, the groundwork has already been done in Guardians of the Galaxy movies. Nova corps also exists actively in MCU. So all that is required for Nova’s transition to the big screen is the right time and Kevin Feige’s permission.
A highly trained assassin, murdered by his employer and former friend Chapel. Albert ”Al” Francis Simmons sold his soul to Malebolgia, one of the many rulers of the Hell, in order to see his wife Wanda Blake again. Malebolgia had other things in mind for Al and sent him back to earth with no memory as a Hellspawn, one of his soldiers, to do his bidding.
Spawn is an antihero that appears in a monthly comic book of the same name published by Image Comics. Created by Todd McFarlane, the character first appeared in Spawn #1 (May 1992). Spawn already had one movie back in 1997 but it wasn’t as successful and since then there have been a lot of talks about its revival on the big screen. But nothing concrete yet.
Bloodshot is a former soldier with powers of regeneration, technomancy, and meta-morphing made possible through nanites injected into his blood. After escaping from his masters at Project Rising Spirit, Bloodshot seeks to discover his true identity and other purposes besides killing. According to the various media source, a Bloodshot movie is already in development and Sony is producing it.