In accordance with Deadline, Dope director Rick Famuyiwa (who was additionally nearly the Flash director) is in talks to direct an adaptation of Jay Longino’s graphic novel Son Of Shaolin. Longino himself wrote the primary draft of the script and can function an govt producer alongside Dwayne Johnson and a lot of different individuals whose names don’t matter as a lot as Dwayne Johnson’s names. (Earlier than anybody will get too excited, although, Deadline factors out that Johnson is not going to star.) As for Famuyiwa, studios have apparently been providing him loads of initiatives since he left The Flash, however that is the one which appears to have caught his eye essentially the most.
Writer Picture’s web site describes Son Of Shaolin as a “kung-fu epic set within the again alleys and subway tunnels of Harlem, New York,” and it’s all about an “aspiring road artist” named Kyrie who’s secretly the descendant of a sect of historical Shaolin masters. Deadline appears to imagine that the film’s plot could possibly be completely different, however both approach it’s a martial arts story set within the current day.
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