Surprisingly G-Force was a hit at the box office this past weekend (knocking Harry Potter off its high horse), and to celebrate producer Jerry Bruckheimer decided to buy himself the feature film rights to the graphic novel World War Robot from IDW Publishing. Wold War Robot is a comic book by artist Ashley Wood. The story is told in a war-diary format by participants on both sides.
The comic centers on a small band of humans and robots facing off in a battle on Earth, the moon, and Mars. That sounds like a handful, but it has been a while since I’ve see a film go to Mars, or at least a good one. The deal with Bruckheimer closed last weekend during Comic-Con, but nothing has been heard from the producer since then. However, with a history of big blockbusters such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Armageddon and even the latest G-Force, World War Robot is most-likely to be another huge hit — perhaps not a great huge hit, but a hit nonetheless.
Tell us what you think of a World War Robot film? If you are a fan of Ashley Wood, we would love to hear your thoughts.