Stan Lee wants to turn Beckhams into superheroes

October 31st, 2008 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS  

David BeckhamNew York, Oct 30 (IANS) Comic book legend Stan Lee, the man behind iconic titles as “Spider-Man” and “Fantastic Four”, is looking to take on the Beckham family now.Lee accepted that the rumours were true that he was hoping to turn soccer star David Beckham and his pop-star-turned-designer wife Victoria into cartoon super heroes for his production company POW! (Purveyors of Wonder) Entertainment, reports

“I recently got this wild idea - everyone’s heard of David and Victoria Beckham, right? They’re great looking, talented and colorful. Now, here’s the exciting part, just imagine how cool they’d be in a humorous, good-natured show that depicts them as, you guessed it - superheroes,” Lee said.

Lee, who also created “Ironman” and “Daredevil”, thinks the British couple would make perfect superheroes, as they are already icons in their fields.

“David’s already a super soccer star and Victoria’s as super as a glamour girl can be,” he averred.

It isn’t just the Beckham’s on Lee’s list. He is already developing projects with former Beatle Ringo Starr, socialite Paris Hilton and Playboy kingpin Hugh Hefner.

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