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Waypoint Entertainment has acquired the rights to Captain America: Civil War comic book writer Mark Millar’s American Jesus and Supercrooks, with plans to develop each into a feature film.
The crime thriller is inspired by Gomez-Rejon’s experiences growing up in Laredo, Texas. Waypoint Entertainment, the shingle behind Shane Black’s The Nice Guys and Gus van Sant’s The Sea of Trees, is producing.
David S. Goyer has just picked up buzzy scribe Max Landis’ latest script, the psychological drama Deeper. Goyer will produce under his Phantom Four banner, along with Addictive Pictures. Sources report that Phantom and Addictive beat out others clamoring for the project, as Landis has quickly established himself as a hot, up-and-coming talent.
The director and star of Blue Ruin will helm and adapt, respectively, the dark novel that attempts to plumb human despair and inadequacy in the Arctic Circle.
Producers Russell Ackerman and John Schoenfelder option the script from Matthew Kennedy.