In many ways, Deathstroke the Terminator is DC’s version of The Punisher; the character has achieved a level of mainstream fame in recent years, thanks to his inclusion in the Arrow TV series.
A future film centered around him wouldn’t be out of the cards – nor would Arrow star Manu Bennett taking his role to the big screen – especially since he’ll already be there this holiday season in motion-capture form, playing Azog the pale orc in WB’s The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug and the third Hobbit film to follow next year.
Team 7 was originally a prequel series to the popular ’90s comic book, Wildcats. It centered on the character of Cole Cash (a.k.a. Deadeye/Grifter) and a special-ops team given superhero powers. During DC’s “New 52″ reboot, Team 7 was re-imagined as a government-run deterrent to superhuman threats. The new team roster included characters like Slade Wilson (Deathstroke), Black Canary, Amanda Waller and Steve Trevor – characters whose ties extend into the larger DC universe (potentially on both the TV and movie sides) in some key ways….
Batman vs. Superman will be in theaters on July 17, 2015. We’ll keep you up to date on any additional DC/WB movies – and who may be shaping them.
Source: Bleeding Cool