Elektra announced (preview now available)

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    Did anyone watch Robocop 2? Frank Miller ain't cut out to write screenplays.
     
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    Wasn't this movie already known about? It was part of the deal to get her to do Daredevil.

    What will she do in this one?
     
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    I cant wait!
     
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    I knew it was all part of the deal for the Electra movie and the DD sequels, but the average movie watcher won't know anything about the contracts the actors signed. Basically, what I'm saying is, doesn't this ruin the near ending of DD? Couldn't they have waited a little bit longer before making the announcement?
     
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    I don't think it ruins the ending, since it certainly looks like Elektra has assumed room temperature.
     
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    The ending of DD is not really ruined. They didn't leave a set up for a sequel for them to pursue if they wanted to, they left BIG clues that Elektra didn't die. Either way, her character wasn't killed off at the end.

    And I think the little dialogue between Daredevil and Kingpin sets things up nicely for a sequel.
     
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    I meant for people who haven't watched the movie yet. If I'm watching it for the first time this weekend and I see(through Matt's senses) Electra's heart stop beating, and after the attack from Bullseye, I'd expect her dead (until about 20 mins later). It's not like the Sixth Sense where there are clues laid out from the start of the movie to the end that foreshadows Electra surviving an attack from Bullseye.

    At least Jimmy Kimmel said "Go watch Conan for a couple minutes..." while he discussed the Electra survives ending with Jennifer Garner.
     
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    What I don't get about the ending is that after DD "sees" her heart stop beating and goes after Bullseye as he's leaving some cops burst through the door to the roof. Now I'm guessing it's common procedure for them to check the body on the floor to determine if the person was still alive or not. So them doing this would mean that Elektra is dead yet the ending somehow hints that she's still alive. Guess I'll have to watch the movie again when I get the dvd since I won't be seeing it more than once in the theater. Hopefully I just missed something or wasn't paying attention.
     
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    Or, alterantely, a clan of ninjas known as "The Hand" could resurrect her to serve as an assassin.
     
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    Why does she have to be alive to be in her own movie. It could be unrelated, or a prequel. Either way, good news!
    But if she is alive, it spoils Daredevil's atmosphere.
     
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    I really didn't get that from the ending, I thought she was dead. [​IMG]
     
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    LennyP-

    There is a scene in the movie where DareDevil (forget his name) says something about how her necklace should be in braille. At the end, he finds a necklace, and it's in braille.

    That's the big hint.
     
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    Elektra was planned well before the role was even cast. An adaptation Elektra: Assassin has been circulating for a long time, and was seen as an even more likely cadidate for film treatment then Daredevil .

    It was pretty obvious that they kept the ending open (open to accusations of cop-outtitude.) in order to keep a fracnhise going.
     
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    Miller definately needs someoen working wth him on screenplays. He's an amazing comic writer, but his movies leave MUCH to be desired
     
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    What is the Hand? I never bought a Daredevil comic before the movie. My first comic was the graphic novel where DD's identity is discovered by the tabloids.

    Also, what other graphic novels can you reccomend?

     

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