Written by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Staff Journalist)
In an attempt to get every character who has ever appeared in an issue of Marvel Comics to the big-screen comes the news that there will be movie based on the Sub-Mariner.
One actor up for the role is Whedon-verse staple, David Boreanaz, who auditoned for the role last week.
The Sub-Mariner movie will be directed by Jonathan Mostow for Universal Pictures.
In the comics, Namor is the son of a human sea captain and of a princess of the mythical undersea kingdom of Atlantis. Namor possesses the super-strength and aquatic abilities of the “Homo mermanus” race.
Through the years, he has been alternatively portrayed as a good-natured but short-fused superhero, or a hostile invader seeking vengeance for perceived wrongs that misguided surface-dwellers committed against his kingdom.
No word on final casting for the film nor when production will commence, though if Borenaz gets the role, it would have to be during the production haitus for his FOX TV series, “Bones.”