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David Slade May Direct Daredevil Reboot


David Slade May Direct Daredevil Reboot

‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ director David Slade had been picked by 20th Century Fox to helm its reboot of the Marvel comic Daredevil, is reporting. Slade has yet to sign an official deal with Fox, but reports are saying that he’s very close to signing one.

This will be the studio’s second adaptation of Daredevil. The first, which starred Ben Affleck in the title role and was directed by Mark Steven Johnson, was released to mix reviews inn 2003. However, the new reboot won’t be connected to Johnson’s version, or its 2005 spin-off, ‘Elecktra,’ starring Affleck’s wife, Jennifer Garner.

Fox needs to be actively producing a Daredevil movie in order to keep the rights. If the movie is scrapped, the rights will go back to Marvel Studios. Fox hopes that it can strike a deal with Slade, who has also directed ‘Hard Candy’ and ’30 Days of Night,’ in order to prevent that.

Written by: Karen Benardello

David Slade to direct Daredevil 2

David Slade to direct Daredevil 2

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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  1. Chevguy83

    March 16, 2011 at 1:01 pm

    I hope FOX loses the rights so Daredevil can finally be made the way it should be.

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