Saturday, May 8, 2010

Batman and Dick Tracy



I always thought that Batman and Dick Tracy had very similar rogues galleries, mostly made up of non-powered guys in suits who had some strange disfigurement or obsession. For that reason, I think they could make for an interesting pairing.

I am still annoyed at the Warren Beatty Dick Tracy film. Not only did Beatty's vanity keep him from looking anything like the main character, but they wasted the villains by using almost all of the main ones in the first film. What could have been a cool franchise was squandered away.

Maybe enough time has passed for another try. I would take a different approach, to distince itself from the earlier version. Maybe a TV series with a darker edge, slowly introducing his adversaries, one episode at a time.

5 comments:

BLESSD1 said...

I think you have a great idea w/the tv show. Who would you have play Dick Tracy?

Ross said...

Maybe Adrian Brody? Her has the nose for it!

John Platt said...

Awesome.

OlderMusicGeek said...

i have always wanted to see batman and dick tracy team up! i think it would be an awesome combo!

AirDave said...

I read somewhere that Warren Beatty is in a legal battle over the rights to Dick Tracy. He owns some rights to the character (maybe the film rights), and either the Tribune or the strip syndicate is fighting to regain them for someone else to make a film...

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