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Dream casting: Minds Eye Entertainment announces it has obtained rights to the Captain Canuck comic book

Back in January, we heard whisperings that Canada may be getting its own superhero on the big screen. Now, Toronto-based Minds Eye Entertainment announced yesterday that it has picked up the rights to the Captain Canuck comic book from creator Richard Comley, and it’s shopping for a writer and director to bring the great Canuck to the big screen. After the jump, more about the plans to make the movie and who we’ve selected as the perfect gentlemen to play the role of our axe-wielding crusader.

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Who should play Captain Canada in the new $15 million action flick? Here are five suggestions

As discussed last week, it looks like the Green Hornet, the Green Lantern, Superman and various other cinematic vigilantes may soon have some competition from a certain Canadian caped crusader. Richard Comely, the artist-writer who co-created Captain Canuck in 1975 says he is in the process of bringing his hero to the big screen. Word is the project would involve multi-million dollar financing and a big name to bring the starring role to life. The obvious question now is: who should don the red and white tights? Comely suggested Justin Bieber, but despite the Biebs’s newfound movie-stardom, we think there are better options out there (like, say, an actor who’s capable of growing facial hair). Here, our look at five potential Captains Canada, all of whom have pluses and minuses.

(Image: Clayton Emery’s Custom Action Figures)

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Captain Canuck goes Hollywood: possible movie in the works, with Justin Bieber as the red-caped crime fighter

Move over, Captain America. According to the L.A. Times, Richard Comely, creator of the comic book character Captain Canuck, is in talks with an unnamed Canadian production company for a $15-million live-action cinematic adaptation of the maple leaf-adorned superhero. But what Canadian super-talent has the gravitas, popularity charm and politeness to represent the True North’s true hero? For Comely, the name that comes to mind is none other than Justin Bieber.

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