‘The Batman’ Co-Writer & Seth Rogen Team Up To Adapt ‘Memetic’ Comic

The Batman co-writer Mattson Tomlin and Seth Rogen are joining forces to adapt the horror comic Memetic.

Lionsgate is in final negotiations to pick up the rights to writer James Tynion IV’s horror comic Memetic. Seth Rogen will produce the film adaptation of Memetic with partners Evan Goldberg and James Weaver through their Point Grey banner alongside Boom! Studios’ Ross Richie and Stephen Christy.

Mattson Tomlin, who co-wrote the script for The Batman with director Matt Reeves, will pen the screenplay for the Memetic adaptation. The feature film adaptation of Memetic is the second comic book project The Batman co-writer and Seth Rogen are partnering on, with the duo having recently teamed up with Shazam! director David F. Sandberg to adapt Fear Agent for Amazon.

In addition to penning the script for The Batman, Mattson Tomlin’s screenwriting credits include the upcoming film Little Fish. Meanwhile, Seth Rogen will continue to adapt the comic book series The Boys for Amazon.

The Memetic adaptation will be based on the Boom! comic of the same name, which tells the story of a killer meme known as the Good Time Sloth. After the meme becomes a viral sensation, people ranging from the average person to the President of the United States suddenly find themselves succumbing to a murderous rage. The Memetic comic follows a young and color-blind man who seeks to find his boyfriend while navigating the post-apocalyptic society.

Joining Seth Rogen and The Batman co-writer Mattson Tomlin is Josh Fagan, who will shepherd the project for Point Grey, and Meredith Wieck and Scott O’Brien, who will oversee for Lionsgate. Boom!’s Adam Yoelin will also serve as an executive producer

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the Memetic adaptation from Seth Rogen and The Batman co-writer Mattson Tomlin.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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