What film caused Alan Moore to spit vile venom at H’wood, and cause Sean Connery to retire from acting forever?Â It’s the “League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”, of course (hint: it was right there in the title of this post).Â While the movie version might be touched on, the Major Spoilers Crew plan on diving into the first volume of the Alan Moore series in the next Major Spoilers Podcast.
From the Wiki!
According to Moore, the initial concept behind the series was initially a “Justice League of Victorian England” but quickly grew into an opportunity to merge all works of fiction into one world. Says Moore: “The planet of the imagination is as old as we are. It has been humanity’s constant companion with all of its fictional locations, like Mount Olympus and the gods, and since we first came down from the trees, basically. It seems very important, otherwise, we wouldn’t have it.” Moore and O’Neill have revealed that they plan to map out many different eras in the League series with Allan Quatermain and Mina Murray being the two constants.
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