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James Wan to produce Malignant Man movie, a comic character he co-created…

June 16th, 2016 by Marc Comments

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We all know that James Wan is directing Aquaman for Warner Bros/DC but it’s not his only foray into comicbook movies…

Wan will produce Boom! Studios’ Malignant Man movie along with the comic house’s Ross Richie and Stephen Christy. Wan was the co-creator of the character.

The movie is set to be directed by San Andreas director Brad Peyton at FOX: “The story focuses on Alex Gates, a patient dying of a terminal disease who is resigned to his fate … until he discovers that his malignant tumor is actually a mysterious alien parasite. Now with some incredible powers and a renewed purpose, Gates is tasked with fighting a secret army lurking behind the veils of society while also peeling back his own secrets.”

Sounds crazy… we’re going to have to hunt down the comic book now.

Source: THR

 

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

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