Superboy Leaps Warner Bros Legal Hurdle

Deadline: The latest Superman reboot Man of Steel is hitting the big screen this summer. But today’s ruling by the U.S. District Court in the studio’s favor means Warner Bros now has full license to make a Superboy movie. Thursday’s order by Judge Otis Wright III affirmed a contested 2001 agreement between the estate of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel and DC Comics. Granted it’s premature to start talking about a Superboy movie. But not if Man of Steel‘s June 14-16 opening weekend box office is a big as anticipated.

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Sahil1881d ago

I guess this is part of the reason why on the recent Legion of Super-Heroes animated series, the character who should have been “Superboy” was referred to instead as “Young Superman.”

aDDicteD1879d ago

they already utilize the concept and made it into smallville which is also obviously a young superman story, however, i wont be complaining if they do more of that and convert it into an animated movie, i still love watching superman stories, it never gets tiring to watch as long as they bring something new.