There's little doubt that Johnson looks almost uncannily like the James Bama painted paperback covers that are the most well known interpretation of the character.I have to love this excerpt from Rock's effusive Instagram, though... Savage was trained from birth to be "the master of everything." But as a result, the potential for comedy is there.First name Clark, called "Man of Bronze", retreats to his "Fortress of Solitude" in the Arctic etc etc.Doc was physically and mentally trained from birth by his father and a team of scientists to become the perfect human specimen with a genius level intellect. He can even identify a women's perfume from half a mile away. But here's the #1 reason I'm excited to become Doc Savage.. Confidently, yet innocently he has zero social graces whatsoever due to his upbringing so every interaction he has with someone is direct, odd, often uncomfortable and amazingly hilarious.It's been nearly 40 years since Doc Savage, one of the most prolific and influential pulp adventure heroes of all time, graced the silver screen. is a forerunner of Superman (the incredibly strong Savage was heralded as "The Man of Bronze" in his pulp adventures), Indiana Jones, and James Bond (he was a brilliant inventor with an arsenal of clever weapons), and one could argue that his team of gifted specialists are forerunners of later super-teams like the Fantastic Four.That's going to change, as Shane Black is set to direct a new Don't know who Doc Savage is? Doc Savage first appeared in 1933, and went on to star in hundreds of novels and comic books, as well as 1975's George Pal film, It's OFFICIAL: For all comic book fans you already know the world's first superhero (pre-dating Superman) is the "Man of Bronze" himself Clark "Doc" Savage.
Can't wait to sink my teeth into this one of a kind character.#Its Official #Worlds First Superhero #Genius Intellect #Physical Specimen #Fn Loveable Weirdo #Doc Savage A photo posted by therock (@therock) on would be 2017.