Common is teaming with James Wan and his Atomic Monster manufacturing shingle on an unique horror thriller that can be impressed by the studio’s monster-movie legacy. Wan is aboard to provide and Robbie Thompson (Netflix’s Cursed) is writing the script.
Particulars are beneath wraps (no Mummy pun supposed), however we hear it is going to be a part of Common’s present monster franchise plans, which have morphed from an thought of an interconnected universe into stand-alone, filmmaker-driven hits just like the latest The Invisible Man.
The information comes as Atomic Monster has within the works Wan-directed Malignant, The Conjuring: The Satan Made Me Do It and Mortal Kombat all for New Line. It is also engaged on Netflix’s There’s Somebody Inside Your Home, and is in manufacturing on Season four of CBS’ MacGyver.
Thompson, who has written on a number of Marvel comedian titles, can be a co-executive producer on Cursed, the origin story of Girl of the Lake government produced by Frank Miller and Thomas Wheeler. On the movie aspect his characteristic pitch with Wheeler titled Vostok is within the works at Paramount with Platinum Dunes is producing with Michael Bay connected to direct.
Wan is repped by CAA, Stacey Testro Worldwide and Myman Greenspan. Thompson is with Artists First and Sloan, Provide.
THR broke this story earlier Friday.