: I agree. I am pretty sure having Rhoman Dey
: in GotG was groundwork for the Richard Rider
: Nova origin story.
: Add to that Marvel wanted him in GotG to
: begin with; the director cut him out.
: Wisely, his reasons were solid --making the
: movie about Star-Lord was the way to go.
: But the fact that Nova (presumed Richard
: Rider) was in early versions of the script
: really more or less confirms that Marvel
: would like to see him on screen.
: --Previous Message--
: I'd have to disagree entirely with you
: regarding any Nova flim not using Richard
: Rider mate. Okay the 70's origin story is I
: agree not exactly original. We all get the
: enduring comparisions to a certain Hal
: Jordan; but there's no reason why he can't
: be the star and do a more contemporary
: origin for him, after adapting origins is
: after Ant-Man the new in-thing for the MCU.
: Fact is, with Rhomman Dey, the Xandarian who
: deputised/drafted RR featured in GOTG, the
: potential first step is there; all it takes
: is for Kevin Feige to green light it as he's
: now doing with other obscure properties for
: Phases 3 onwards. I know for sure I would
: not want to see SA front and centre. But I
: have to say with partial begrudgment that
: the current Baikan family origins are pretty
: cool; except for the das't dog!
: So folks, a challenge perhaps as part of
: next year's 40th anniversary for the Man
: Called Nova; what would be your ideal origin
: story for a Nova film? Bucketheads on...
: --Previous Message--
: So I got to thinking the other night.
: clearly likes having a Nova character. We
: have Sam, Jesse and the IG family. If they
: didn't like the character, they wouldn't be
: doing this.
: I think Nova shows up in a movie and
: potentially gets one of his own down the
: line. Sadly, I don't think it will be RR.
: IMO I think Marvel realizes that an origin
: story about a kid from NY who gets selected
: by a dying alien is cliche and has pretty
: much been done before.(this can be null and
: void if they decided to skip his origin)
: Thus, the change. If they plan on a Nova
: movie down the line, and they want it to do
: well, it would be best for them to come up
: with a new back story and character. If my
: hunch is anywhere in the ballpark, I'm cool
: with it. However, you have to up the
: quality of Sam's comic. Otherwise fans of
: the comics will be less inclined to venture
: to the theaters.
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