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.
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... full plot below
U.S. Release DateThe Rocketeers release date is set for To Be Announced (TBA)
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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).