One of many tasks that DC Studios’ James Gunn introduced whereas unveiling the primary stage of the DC Universe final week was a Swamp Factor film, which is ready to “examine the darkish origins” of the character.
As a consequence of this, the upcoming DCU Swamp Factor film might be a lot scarier than any of DC’s different tasks. Gunn notes that “it is a far more horrific movie, however we’ll nonetheless have Swamp Factor work together with the opposite characters.”
Safran famous that Swamp Factor might be a chief instance of the DC Universe being linked whereas nonetheless various in tone relying on the challenge.
“The ultimate movie we wished to speak about is Swamp Factor,” mentioned Safran to DC. “We convey it up as a result of it’s necessary to level out that in these tales, though they’re interconnected, they’re not all tonally the identical. Every set of filmmakers convey their very own aesthetic to those movies, and the enjoyable is seeing how these tonally completely different works mash-up sooner or later.”
Gunn additionally spoke about how profitable a personality like Rocket Raccoon was within the Marvel Cinematic Universe regardless of not being a standard character or perhaps a particular person. Gunn mentioned they’d be “one-upping” that with Swamp Factor, and leaning absolutely into the horror elements.
At present, not a lot is understood about Swamp Factor or most of DC Studios’ slate of deliberate tasks. Nonetheless, a latest report from Selection means that director James Mangold is in talks to direct the Swamp Factor movie. Mangold is at the moment within the strategy of ending up the following Indiana Jones movie, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Future, and can subsequent direct Going Electrical, a Bob Dylan biopic starring Timothée Chalamet, in addition to a Buster Keaton biopic starring Rami Malek.
Swamp Factor is at the moment set to be the ultimate movie of DC’s Chapter 1, which may even function Gunn’s Superman: Legacy, a Batman and Robin-focused film referred to as The Courageous and the Daring, Supergirl: Lady of Tomorrow, and a number of TV reveals.