Craig Mazin’s “Superhero Film” is, in essence, a spoof at the Sam Raimi “Spider-Guy” motion pictures, equivalent to how the “Horrifying Film” franchise parodies slashers like the “Scream” sequence – actually, Mazin lent his writing abilities to a number of of the “Horrifying Film” motion pictures as smartly (by the use of IMDb). The 2008 superhero comedy follows Drake Bell’s Rick Riker, a hyper-intelligent outcast who’s bitten through a genetically enhanced dragonfly whilst on a category box travel at his highschool. Sound acquainted? The movie proceeds alongside equivalent plotlines as 2002’s “Spider-Guy” however with jokes and gags at each and every flip. Bell is in a position to come into his personal as Dragonfly with a inexperienced swimsuit and a black dragonfly image on his chest, wielding bug-inspired powers. The movie additionally featured stars like Kevin Hart, Keith David, Leslie Nielsen, and Christopher McDonald in supporting roles.
Sadly, the movie was once panned through critics and audiences alike, sitting at a trifling 17% and 32%, respectively, on Rotten Tomatoes. It simplest made about $71 million bucks on the field place of work on a $35 million greenback price range (by the use of Field Administrative center Mojo). Regardless of its efficiency, it would not be Drake Bell’s final superhero function. Mockingly sufficient, Bell would move on to voice Peter Parker-slash-Spider-Guy on more than one events in more than one animated presentations, together with “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes,” “Phineas and Ferb,” “Avengers Compile,” “Hulk and the Brokers of S.M.A.S.H.,” and “Final Spider-Guy” (by the use of IMDb). There is no telling if he would possibly go back to the arena of live-action superhero media at some point.