A while back, the SCI-FI channel announced that they were reviving The Phantom franchise. Fans will remember that Billy Zane once played the role of the horseback riding, evil-vanquishing, purple wearing, superhero. Ryan Carnes, from Desperate Housewives, has been cast as Chris Walker the new Phantom. SCI-FI will release a four hour movie event to introduce the character. Concept designs for the Phantom's costume has now been released and fans are in an uproar.
Essentially, it's Smallville's Green Arrow in Purple.