Joe Johnston’s 1991 comic book action flick The Rocketeer may be the next movie in line for a Hollywood reboot. Vulture reports that Disney executives will be meeting with several writers to pitch ideas for a reboot of the film.
Disney still owns the rights to the original comic property created by Dave Stephens. The studio is likely planning a reboot to trigger the same kind of buzz around The Avengers and the upcoming Justice League series more than an interest in the original film, which was a box office dud.
At the moment, these are just rumors and nothing is set in stone, so any die-hard Rocketeer fans shouldn’t be worried just yet.