13 Comic Book Films Stuck In Development Hell


More superhero films are being produced than ever before right now, with various franchises churning out multiple movies a year. Over at Disney, there’s the all-encompassing juggernaut that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Meanwhile, 20th Century Fox’s X-Men series is still going strong after sixteen years, and now we also have the burgeoning DC Extended Universe from Warner Bros.


However, just because the genre is a guaranteed hot ticket in Hollywood at the moment, that doesn’t mean that every superhero movie in the works gets made without a hitch. Unfortunately, there are so many comic book adaptations flying around that some just can’t get through the door. Either due to lack of studio support, problems with the creators or some other reason, these 13 comic book films are currently stuck somewhere in movie limbo, and we’re unsure if they’ll ever manage to escape…

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Christian Bone

Christian Bone is a Staff Writer/Editor at We Got This Covered and has been cluttering up the internet with his thoughts on movies and TV for a full decade, ever since graduating with a Creative Writing degree from the University of Winchester. He can usually be found writing about anything Marvel or DC. And yet, if you asked him, he'd probably say his favorite superhero film is 'The Incredibles'.