Posts Tagged ‘green arrow’

For you comic-based tv program fans out there, there’s a lot of buzz in the air today. The CW, the network that has brought us such delights as Birds of Prey, Supernatural, and Smallville, has announced that they are in negotiations for a new DC-inspired tv series. This news has tickled my fancy, in particular, because it involves one of my favorite characters of all time. Can you guess who he is? Here’s some hints:

  • He is a VERY wealthy man
  • He is from a city that exists only in the DC Universe
  • He is 100% human, with no special powers
  • He is incredibly skilled, and a master fighter in most known fighting styles
  • He is a purported womanizer
  • He’s had multiple sidekicks, his first having been adopted as his ward
  • He’s been a member of both the Justice League and the Outsiders

Have you guessed? Of course you have! It is none other than…. (more…)

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If you’ve been keeping up with my young Blog, then you know by now that in the comic world, I’ve attached my wagon to the DC Universe and its characters. And like any other fan boy, I am utterly obsessed with the what if’s of casting fictional characters into real life movies. Love or hate the move adaptations, there isn’t a geek or nerd alive that can resist the hype brought on by a new movie featuring some of your favorite fictional characters.

Some time ago, I put this list together after some careful thinking, re-thinking, and over-thinking. My reasoning for the below is based largely on looks and body characteristics, but also the actors’ abilities to… well… act. Also, I’ve made sure to pick casting that keeps every character with an actor that’s never been used in a real movie for them before. So without further ado, see below for my list.

Martell's DC Universe Casting

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So what are your thoughts? Agreements? Disagreements? Anyone you would have left out or added?

Let’s hear it!

As my first “Top 10 List”, and in tribute to New Year’s and its constant countdown theme, I am going to list my Top 10 Rich Fictional Characters. This list is not depicting characters placement based on their monetary value, but how they rank as my favorites. For the purpose of this list, fictional characters will include any prominent character in geek culture that are show to be ridiculously wealthy.
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