Universal Sets ‘Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman/Marc Silvestri Comic ‘Stealth’ For Film; Lee Daniels To Direct

EXCLUSIVE: Universal Photos has partnered with Skybound Leisure for a film adaptation of Stealth, and Lee Daniels has connected himself to direct a movie that introduces an uncommon superhero crime fighter. Pic is predicated on an upcoming Skybound/Picture comedian created by The Strolling Lifeless creator and exec producer Robert Kirkman, and Marc Silvestri. Iron Man scribes Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby are set to put in writing the screenplay.

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Daniels, the Oscar-nominated director of The Butler, The Paperboy and Treasured will produce alongside together with his companion Pam Williams. Producing for the Skybound movie staff might be Kirkman, David Alpert, Bryan Furst and Sean Furst.

The primary problem of the comedian Stealth might be launched below the Skybound/Picture imprint on March 11, 2020 with story by Mike Costa, artwork by Nate Bellegarde and Tamra Bonvillain, and canopy by Jason Howard.

For a long time, Stealth has waged warfare on crime in Detroit, however now he’s taken his pursuit of justice too far. Solely reporter Tony Barber is aware of that behind Stealth’s reckless habits is an older man battling Alzheimer’s—his father. A father unwilling to simply accept that he’s not the hero this metropolis wants… with enemies all too desperate to power his retirement.

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Universal Government Vice President of Manufacturing Matt Reilly will oversee the challenge for the studio.

Fergus and Ostby are repped by Gochman Legislation Group; Daniels is represented by WME and Hansen, Jacobson; Skybound is repped by Circle of Confusion, CAA, and KGR.

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