DC Comics hero Hourman will be getting his own film, according to . DC Films and Warner Bros. will be partnering with Chernin Entertainment to produce the project. Gavin Games and Neil Widner (The Hot Wheels Movie) are set to write the script.
It is not currently known which incarnation of the character will feature in the movie. Introduced back in the 1940s, the original Hourman, Rex Tyler, was a scientist who had invented a chemical compound called Miraclo, which imbued him with incredible strength for exactly one hour, hence the name. Rex’s son, Rick, had similar abilities but the effects of Miraclo were changed over the years as the character’s story progressed, granting him things like precognition in addition to enhanced speed and strength. A live-action version of Rick was introduced on the CW series, Stargirl, played by Cameron Gellman.
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