Adam McKay To Direct Boom! Comic “Irredeemable” For 20th Century Fox


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The comic book from has been acquired by , with the studio setting to pen the adaptation for to direct. McKay, who recently won an Oscar for his for The Big Short, will also produce through his with , while and will produce for .

Created by with illustrations by and , the story centers around the Plutonian, who is considered the world’s greatest superhero until he begins heartlessly slaughtering the population of Earth – at least those who defy him. His former allies, the superhero group The Paradigm, attempt to find a way to stop his rampage while dealing with their own problems of betrayal and hopelessness.

The comic series ran for thirty-seven issues and one special from April 2009 to May 2012.

The project offers McKay, who co-wrote the for Marvel’s Ant-Man and will also contribute to the sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp, an opportunity to launch his own superhero franchise – one that the Anchorman and Talladega Nights director can tailor to his comedic tastes.

Wirkola is the writer-director behind Dead Snow and Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. He recently wrapped on What Happened to Monday?, a sci-fi thriller that was featured on the 2010 Black List.

McKay is repped by and .
Wirkola is repped by and .


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