Marvel almost made a War Machine movie


In an interview with Complex, Cole revealed how he joined Marvel’s writer’s program, which helped launched the careers of Guardians of the Galaxy writer Nicole Perlman and Thor: Ragnarok writer Eric Pearson. The studio had reached out to Cole directly because of a “Chinatown-style cop script” he’d penned, which resulted in a meeting:

“At that meeting, they also said they were thinking of doing a War Machine movie. I pitched a concept and won that job to write the script but they decided, based on what Iron Man 3 was going to be, they weren’t going to do War Machine anymore. But they asked if I’d be interested in joining their writer’s program instead.”

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