The Rocketeers

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Status: Development As of July 27, 2016

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Max Winkler and Matt Spicer will pen the script.

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TBA | Action Adventure

Set six years after the original Rocketeer and after Cliff Secord (the original Rocketeer) has vanished while fighting the Nazis, an unlikely new hero emerges: a young African–American female pilot... more

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Producer

Brigham Taylor

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Max Winkler
Matt Spicer

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Set six years after the original Rocketeer and after Cliff Secord (the original Rocketeer) has vanished while fighting the Nazis, an unlikely new hero emerges: a young African–American female pilot, who takes up the mantle of Rocketeer in an attempt to stop an ambitious and corrupt rocket scientist from stealing jet-pack technology in what could prove to be a turning point in the Cold War.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • A new take on the 1991’s adventure film, The Rocketeer. "Being looked at as a sequel-reboot and will be headlined by a black female character," per Hollywood Reporter (7/28/16).
  • Rocketeer was based on the popular 1980s indie comic by Dave Stevens.
  • Gina Prince-Bythewood, Darnell Martin and Amma Asante are rumored to direct the movie (8/15/17).

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