For years now, rumors about a doc savage film have circulated. The peak of which occurred in 2016 when dwayne the rock johnson confirmed that he would star in an eventual doc savage film. Doc savage cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Fear cay by michele dennis on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Doc savage uses smoke bombs called blackies this book was written in the 1930s. With ron ely, paul gleason, william lucking, michael miller. Doc savage is a popular hero who debuted in the old pulp magazines of the 1930s and 40s, and also appeared in. For example, the film takes place in 1936, but the original pulp novel was published in. A man of great mental and physical strength, he went around the world battling larger than life villains. Doc savage has only been adapted once into a film,1975s doc savage.
Doc savage, the man of bronze, was raised from childhood by a team of scientists to. Doc savage is a popular hero who debuted in the old pulp magazines of the 1930s and 40s, and also appeared in doc savage. Documentary evidence that 2012 disaster could really happen. That movie was a dismal failure, the upcoming adventure must be kept serious in the vain of indiana jones movies. Then you go a decade later to doc savage, with savage in his name, but kind of not really a savage man. I guess because of that and because i was only 7 years old its unsurprising i loved the doc savage film. Doc and the amazing five battle captain seas and the green death for control of a fabulous resource. An american and canadian actor, producer and semiretired professional wrestler, signed with wwe.
Actor dwayne johnson aka the rock is set to play the role of doc savage in a new movie adaptation. But even if a sequel isnt made, a good quality doc savage movie would make this fan happy. The illustrations were by walter baumhofer, paul orban, emery clarke, modest stein, and. See the complete doc savage bantam series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. First off, the fighting styles done in this fight scene are completely off. Doc savages exploits have been chronicled over eight decades in a vast franchise of books, comics, radio shows, and even an illreceived 1975 film produced by george pal war of the worlds and. A movie which died a quick death at the boxoffice in 1975 is still remembered and hated by a legion of doc savage fans. What a first gig this was for the burton based band doc savage. Deaths dark domain i have always been a huge doc savage fan.
Doc savage movie idea page old punk takes an honest look at what he thinks it would take to make a successful doc savage movie. Other aspects of the doc savage mythos were modified for the movie. This was the last film completed by pioneering science fiction producer george pal. Thats what inspired the idea of the doc savage archive.
Oliver stones savages is a moral tangle embedded in a bloody war between two best buddies in laguna beach and the queen of a mexican drug cartel. I remember the frustration in actually trying to see the thing. Deep in the jungle, they must battle a race of warriors from the lost continent of atlantis with the fate of the civilized world at stake. Doc savage movie becomes a tv show instead, the rock probably wont do it ryan scott feb 19, 2020. His father, rocky johnson, is a black canadian, from nova scotia, and part of the first black tag team champions in wwe history back when it was known as the wwf along with tony atlas. Doc savage was a multiplatformer even back in the day, popularized on radio, film and tv. Dwayne johnson offers an update on shane blacks doc savage. The avengers 2012 original cast interviews hd robert downey jr. A man of great mental and physical strength, he went around the world battling largerthanlife villains. Posted on june 21, 2012 by rich johnston a couple of years ago, jg jones began writing a six issue story for his doc savage, with phil winslade on. Its probably no surprise that sonys upcoming doc savage movie, based on the classic pulp fiction stories about the heroic scientist and adventurer that is set to be directed by shane black, is taking a little while to cook. Doc savage movie to instead become a tv series minus dwayne johnson. Doc savage movie to instead become a tv series minus.
The book had an intriguing painted cover of ron ely as doc savage to tie in with the forthcoming movie and the blurb on the back hooked my 12. Another film based on savage stories includes doc savage. Dwayne johnson offers an update on shane blacks doc. As fluff, the movie can be somewhat enjoyable, but most true doc fans will be cringing in their seats. American film actors, people from honolulu, hawaii and 1972 births. Steve holland the worlds greatest male model voices of. Doc savage, the man of bronze, was raised from childhood by a team of scientists to become the original super hero of the 1930s. Doc also has completely golden eyes making him pretty much the equivalent to this guy from the dungeons and dragons movie made in the mid90s. Dwayne johnson gives an update on doc savage movie from shane. In fact, this screenplay was originally intended to be filmed as the first doc savage movie. Savages 2012 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
He didnt have the edge built into him, as hes created, the way tarzan did. Whatever they do, if another doc savage movie gets made, make it great enough to be able to strike the publics interest make a big profit for the movie studio. The man of bronze is a 1975 american action film starring ron ely as pulp hero doc savage. Savages internet movie firearms database guns in movies. Savages is a 2012 american crime thriller film directed by oliver stone. With a property that hasnt been injected back into the popular consciousness for a while, and which has only ever had one critically and. See the imbd entry for serious details doc savage played by ron ely of tarzan fame, supported by a cast of relatively obscure character actors and the. The doc savage bantam book series by multiple authors includes books the man of bronze, the thousandheaded man, meteor menace, and several more.
The man of bronze is a 1975 film based on the 1930s and 1940s doc savage pulp fiction series created by writer lester dent, editor john l. Doc savage is a fictional character originally published in american pulp magazines during the 1930s and 1940s. Movie doc savage will be less limited, less perfect, says director. However, it appears that the project is officially dead.
It is sincerely hoped that doc savage will be made available to. Doc savage was created by lester dent, henry raltson, and john nanovic in 1933. Well, theres a big reason why we havent heard anything about it in a bit. Lala land records lllcd 1016 country united states format cd release date 16mar2004 limited edition of 3,000 handnumbered copies. Ddd takes place in eastern europe in a disputed borderland between two countries. Replacing the originals paulfreesvoiceover exposition, this is the opening of my fanedit version of the film. Review of radio archives the adventures of doc savage at. Savages is a 2012 narcothriller directed by oliver stone and based on the novel of the same name by don winslow who cowrote the screenplay and was also the author of the life and death of bobby z. Selected credits nonexhaustive directed by shane black produced by hiram garcia dwayne johnson alex kurtzman former neal h. The film was loosely based on the first novel in the series, the man of bronze. The 10 best thriller movies of 2012, according to imdb. He was a scientist, physician, adventurer, inventor, explorer and researcher with outstanding strength, a.
The screenplay was written by shane salerno, stone, and winslow. Based on the first of kenneth robesons 181 adventurepacked doc savage books, doc savage. With only a few hours notice they stepped in, and performed a fabulous 1 hr set on the purpose build stage, to an adoring crowd at. In part 1, i explain his creation and subsequent success in pulp novels. The avengers 2012 original cast interviews hd tom hiddleston, joss whedon. Doc savage and his men, although often finding themselves in the midst of carnage, did try to avoid taking life when possible. The man of bronze stars ron ely, paul gleason, paul wexler, william lucking the g movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 40 min, and received a. The internet movie database page for the 1975 doc savage movie has all of the usual cast and credit listings, but also photos and a trailer, which features different narration and music from the movie. The work will be assigned to the webmaster immediately and the archived material will be deleted. Right back from when i discovered and loved the the 1975 movie doc savage. Doc savage is an iconic pulps hero, who appeared in 1933.
He originally appeared in novels before making appearances in comics. Doc sava ge is a fictional character originally published in american pulp magazines during the 1930s an d 194 0s. Apr 12, 2018 one movie that may have slipped through the cracks is the project he is meant to do with shane black, doc savage. Science detective, a series of novels written by lester dent. Doc savage and his mighty crew return in a brandnew series of nightmare exploits that can only be called. Doc savage movies, made and unmade, past, present, and future. Johnsons name has been attached to a shane blackdirected doc savage movie since at least 2016, and now the much. Classic pulp fiction hero doc savage stars in several comic adaptations of the famous 30s pulp novels. For example, the film takes place in 1936, but the original pulp novel was published in march 1933.
He and his men often used sleep gas to subdue the bad guys. The man of bronze starring ron ely, the star of the tarzan tv series from the late 60s, which i also loved. Oh theres times where i wouldnt mind throwing on a loincloth and going crazy. Following the success of the mummy 1999 with brendan fraser, castle rock entertainment announced plans to produce a new doc savage movie in cooperation with warner bros.
It was directed by michael anderson, who had previously directed another bigbudget adventure film, around the world in 80 days. It is based on don winslows novel of the same name. The film is directed by shane black based on a script he cowrote with anthony bagarozzi and chuck mondry. Jul 23, 2012 published on jul 23, 2012 in this 3part documentary, i will explain the history of the original superman, doc savage.
Movie doc savage will be less limited, less perfect. Doc savage movie trailer, release date, cast, dwayne johnson. In savages, benaaron johnson and chontaylor kitsch are living the life of kings with their successful marijuana business in laguna beach raking in the dough. Documentary evidence that 2012 disaster could really. Savage was a huge influence on the creation of super. Dwayne johnson has an update on the longindevelopment doc savage movie from writerdirector shane black, and it looks like legal rights. Fangrrls is about kicking down doors, breaking boundaries and celebrating female fans with fun, witty and entertaining content. I first discovered doc savage within the pages of a uk corgi reprint paperback of the man of bronze in 1975. For years, sony has been trying to adapt the classic pulp character as a movie, but plans have shifted and the project will.
Doc savage and his amazing crew race toward the devastating secret buried in the everglades. The arch enemy of evil would feature a deformed, germanspeaking supervillain, whose pet maneating octopus was a nod to a similar plot element in the september 1937 pulp novel the feathered octopus. The maniacal captain seas tries to thwart them at every turn as they travel to the country of hidalgo to investigate docs fathers death and uncover a vast horde of incan gold. Sony hires the boys producers to bring doc savage to tv. May 19, 2012 doc savage and his men, although often finding themselves in the midst of carnage, did try to avoid taking life when possible. Allnew wild adventures of doc savage series by kenneth robeson. Doc savage movie becomes a tv show instead, the rock.
Laguna beach entrepreneurs ben johnson, a peaceful and charitable buddhist, and his closest friend chon kitsch, a former navy seal and exmercenary, run a lucrative, homegrown industryraising. Aug 29, 2012 what a first gig this was for the burton based band doc savage. Storyline in the fabulous thirties, doc savage and his five amazing adventurers are sucked into the mystery of docs father disappearing in the wilds of south america. The man of bronze hits the screen with all its geewhiz, gungho spirit intact. Moritz roberto orci former screenwriter shane black anthony bagarozzi chuck mondry cast dwayne johnson. Sony pictures television is bringing doc savage to the small screen with a new tv series. A return to form for stones dark side, savages generates ruthless energy and some, but not too much, humor. There were many novels, radio plays, movies, comics, etc. The illustrations were by walter baumhofer, paul orban, emery clarke, modest stein, and robert g. Doc savage distributor sony pictures worldwide production companies. Steve holland passed away in 1997 and despite his brief time as flash gordon he will always be remembered as the face of doc savage a man who had the deductive powers of sherlock holmes, the strength and agility of tarzan, the scientific education of craig kennedy an early 20th century american scientist cum detective and the sheer goodness. His mother is samoan and the daughter of peter maivia, who was also a pro.
Doc has also appeared in a number of comic book series from various publishers over the years, as well as part radio series from in npr in 1985. Doc savage and his mighty crew return fifteen new nightmare adventures. If its real good, the old fans plus the new ones can cry for a sequel or two. Known as the man in bronze, savage was a popular fixture on radio and magazines in the 1930s and. The collection has two doc savage stories, fear cay and the thousand headed man, as performed by the variety arts radio theater. Actor ron ely swapped his tarzan loincloth for the man of. Doc savage film news shane black edition doc savage. The arch enemy of evil, was announced at the conclusion of the man of bronze.
Doc savage is finally happening, but as a tv series instead of a movie. Based on a screenplay by joe morhaim, and according to contemporary news accounts, it had been filmed in the lake tahoe area simultaneously with the principal photography for the first doc savage. Doc savage organized hidalgo trading company and flearun. The movie is a battle between good and evil, you could say, except that everyone in it is evil but some are less evil. The classic comics adaptations of lester dents original doc savage stories from the 1930s, man of bronze, death in silver, the monsters brand of the werewolf are collected here for the first time.
As a longtime doc fan, i have to admit that the possibility of a doc savage television series excites me more than a big screen franchiselaunching movie in some ways. Nanovic da street and smith publications, com material adicional do principal artista da serie lester dent. Doc savage movie to instead become a tv series minus dwayne. Laguna beach entrepreneurs ben johnson, a peaceful and charitable buddhist, and his closest friend chon kitsch, a former navy seal and exmercenary, run a. Most doc savage chronologies place the events in the man of bronze in early 1931 prior to the official opening of the empire state building, the implicit location of doc. Login to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. Everything you need to know about doc savage movie. Unfortunately, the movie failed and performed poorly at the box office.
Posted in books, comics, movies, scifi, fantasy and horror with tags clark savage, doc savage, doc savage movie, jr. In 1975, george pal produced a film titled doc savage. Jan 05, 2018 hes currently got jungle cruise, black adam, doc savage, the big trouble in little china remake and san andreas 2 on his slate, plus another season of ballers, just to name a few. While i like the rock, dwayne johnson, i just dont think he fits the doc savage role especially if he hams it up as happened with the character in the old 1975 movie with ron ely. When i recently discovered that will murray was writing new editions to the literally legendary series of books i began buying them.1178 537 186 913 1383 1200 421 1556 1421 581 491 1189 1390 1400 470 488 1477 1232 348 722 1556 1300 529 263 204 915 645 465 679 471 352 65 72 555 191 557 1445 499 1327 1134