According to star Zachary Levy, the revival of the film Chuck may be close to what will happen and is just waiting for the green light from copyright holders Warner Bros.
Speaking to SiriusXM, Levy talked about Chuck a film he had been hoping to get for more than a decade. “I was trying to make a movie about Chuck before we even finished the series,” he said, adding that when he saw shows like Veronica Mars successful crowdfunding of a movie that continues the story of the TV show, he was inspired to try to do the same for Chuck. “I thought, ‘Obviously there’s an appetite out there from people who want to see additions to a series they hold dear to their hearts.’
Levy added: “The rights to it belong to Warner Brothers, I’m in early talks with executives to say, ‘Hey guys, you know, now I’m your superhero in your Warner Brothers movies, let me use that goodwill and let me do this “. Warner Bros. Discovery has had a tumultuous few months since the company’s merger, which has resulted in a slew of canceled projects and the removal of content from the streaming service.
Levy also revealed that he’s spoken to other cast members, saying that “the whole cast is going to be involved, they’ve already said they’re completely out of it,” though the actor didn’t specify who his co-stars were. have confirmed their interest in reprising their roles.
Zachary Levy and the world of superheroes
The Levy-led spy comedy, which ran for five seasons on NBC from 2007 to 2012, was well known for its loyal fan base, which saved the show from cancellation several times. After the hit series, Levy moved on to lead roles in Thor: The Dark World and short-lived Heroes continuation heroes of the revival before landing his biggest title role to date in a DC Extended Universe film Shazam! (2019).
After the liberation of Shazam! Wrath of the Gods, it’s unclear how much involvement Levy will have in the newly rebranded DC Universe under DC Studios and its co-heads James Gunn and Peter Safran. Earlier, the actor expressed confidence that there will be a place for him in the franchise in the future, thanks to his friendship with Gunn and Safran. Speaking at Comic Con Portugal 2022, Levi easily stated, “These are my friends, and if they don’t have a plan, they’re not my friends anymore. No, sir.”
All five seasons Chuck are now available to stream on HBO Max.
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