SAW Director James Wan In Talks To Helm MACGYVER Movie

SAW Director James Wan In Talks To Helm MACGYVER Movie

Get your chewing gum, paper clips and matches ready, Variety reports that New Line has approached Wan about directing the feature based on the popular '80s series, which also spawned a comic book adap from Image. Read on for details..



That's right, everyone's favorite mullet rocking government agent will be getting the movie treatment - probably minus the mullet this time around. Richard Dean Anderson played the character in the '80s tv series which ran for seven seasons. A member of a fictional government agency known as the Phoenix Foundation, MacGyver was famous for cobbling together makeshift weaponry from various mundane household objects. According to Variety New Line were suitably impressed by James Wan's most recent feature The Conjuring to offer him the gig. No plot details are known from Jason Richman's script yet, but it was recently recently worked over by Brian and Mark Gunn. Martha and Raffaella De Laurentiis are producing through their Dino De Laurentiis Company shingle along with Lee David Zlotoff.









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Filed Under "Action" 11/12/2012 Source: Variety
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