James Wan Developing His MALIGNANT MAN Graphic Novel For Fox

Deadline report that James Wan (Fast 7, SAW, Insidious) will develop a big screen adaptation of his parasitic superpower-based BOOM! Studios comic Malignant Man for 20th Century Fox, with an eye to direct. More past the jump..

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By Mark "RorMachine" Cassidy - 6/17/2014

According to Deadline, Fox has acquired rights to James Wan's BOOM! Studios graphic novel, Malignant Man. The horror franchise maestro (who will next helm Fast & Furious 7 at Universal) will produce the film with Stephen Christy and Ross Richie, and is also hoping to direct. Malignant Man focuses on Alan Gates, "a cancer patient with a terminal diagnosis who is resigned to his fate until he discovers that his tumor is actually a mysterious parasite. Granted a second lease on life and incredible, otherworldly powers, Alan must fight against an evil army buried beneath society’s skin, all the while unlocking the secrets of his forgotten past".
Source: Deadline
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JoeMomma29 - 6/17/2014, 10:09 AM
A movie about a parasite......huh I guess Gusto finally getting his big break in Hollywood!
0megaDaGod - 6/17/2014, 10:10 AM
Huh?
BruceLeroy - 6/17/2014, 10:11 AM
James Wan>>>
Gusto - 6/17/2014, 10:12 AM
About damn time!
Summer of Gusto!
TheDudeRusty - 6/17/2014, 10:18 AM
Wow this guys filmography leaves much to be desired.
soforizo - 6/17/2014, 10:50 AM
Dafuq?
MrNiklander - 6/17/2014, 11:14 AM
I am sold the whole parasite with otherworldy powers reminds me of the parasite in Alive.If you havent seen the movie here's the trailer
JorL5150 - 6/17/2014, 11:32 AM
INSIDIOUS was pretty good - but "the conjuring " was better
JorL5150 - 6/17/2014, 12:30 PM
Man - this thread is malignant.
FantasticSpidey - 6/17/2014, 12:32 PM
This is what FOX should be doing. Taking something that people have no vested interest in, and then they can do what they want to it.

Solitario - 6/17/2014, 12:35 PM
NoPhucksGiven - 6/17/2014, 4:24 PM
Meh, just [frick]ing meh.
Space - 6/17/2014, 5:37 PM
I guess it takes Wan to know Wan

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