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The Pitch: In­jured in a hor­rific ac­ci­dent, Vic­tor Stone ( Ray Fisher) is given amaz­ing pow­ers when half of his body is re­placed with cy­ber­netic tech­nol­ogy…

The Prom­ise: The first black su­per­hero movie to be an­nounced ( nar­rowly beat­ing Mar­vel’s Black Pan­ther), a Cy­borg film was the big sur­prise on the Warner slate, even shock­ing star Ray Fisher ( who only dis­cov­ered he was get­ting his own block­buster a few days prior to the an­nounce­ment). Cy­borg has been a DC reg­u­lar since 1982, usu­ally as a Teen Titans mem­ber, and was pro­moted to the Jus­tice League in 2011’ s New 52 re­boot. This stand­alone movie will follow Fisher’s ap­pear­ances in BvS and the Jus­tice League, but with Cy­borg never hav­ing had his own on­go­ing ti­tle, there’s not many sto­ries wait­ing to be adapted. Out­side the DC con­nec­tions, “He’s half- man, hal­frobot!” is hardly the most thrilling pitch…

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