News broke last weekend that legendary rap collective the Wu-Tang Clan will portray themselves in an upcoming film based on the life of their fallen comrade, Ol' Dirty Bastard. Awesomely, the lead role will be played by Michael K. Williams, who you probably know by his real name, which is "Omar from The Wire."
If you see the resemblance, you're probably racist.
Sounds like an alright plan to us, but only on one condition: It's going to have to be a superhero movie. There's way too much moral ambiguity in the Ol' Dirty Bastard story to play it any other way. And besides, the formula totally fits.
Here are five reasons why Ol' Dirty Bastard makes an ideal superhero.
5He Had a Dark Side
Nobody wants a clean-cut superhero. Any good comic book will dedicate at least a page or so to reminding the reader that their hero might enjoy fighting crime, but he also enjoys putting on ladies' clothing and beating himself with a bicycle chain. (We forget what comic that was specifically.)