Neal Moritz, one of the producers behind Universal’s blockbuster Fast & Furious will next be producing an adaptation of the comic, Talent. The Hollywood Reporter exclusively reported that Moritz along with his Original Films banner has picked up the project and has teamed up with Boom! Studios to bring the comic to life.
Talent was written by Christopher Golden and Tom Sniegowski with illustrations by Paul Azaceta. It was a monthly miniseries published by Boom! Studios in 2006.
The comic follows the story of Nicholas Dane, a college professor who is the lone survivor of plane that crashed into the ocean. Dane was unable to account to why he was able to survive underwater for 12 hours, and is suspected of involvement with the crash. He soon realizes that he now posessess the talents of the other passengers and crew and must evade members of a shadowy conspiracy targeting him.
Moritz will produce along with Original Film’s Toby Jaffe while Ross Ritchie and Stephen Christie will produce for Boom!
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