Plastic Man Movie within the Works at Warner Bros. (Peculiar) – Hollywood Reporter

Amanda Idoko will pen the script for the comedic motion-adventure film.

Basic DC Comics hero Plastic Man is getting the elephantine-masks treatment. 

Up-and-coming screenwriter Amanda Idoko has been employed to pen the script for what is known as a comedic motion-adventure for Warner Bros. Bob Shaye, the worn co-founding father of Novel Line-became-producer will govt extinguish.

Plastic Man wasn’t before the entirety a DC character, having been created by Jack Cole for Quality Comics in 1941. When Quality went below in 1956, DC bought many of the characters, Plastic Man amongst them.

The hero’s edifying id is Patrick “Eel” O’Brian, a prison-became-trusty man. O’Brian became once section of a gang, and at some stage in a botched heist is shot and — wouldn’t you comprehend it — also doused with a chemical liquid. Left for ineffective by the crowd, he awakens to secure himself imbued with the energy to shape-shift and stretch his physique into nearly anything due to of being primarily the most malleable man alive. O’Brian sooner or later reforms and turns into a police officer.

The character has a obvious cult residing amongst the comic crowd. He became once a member of the Justice League for a time and even had his secure caricature series.  

The project is within the early stages and has no filmmaker on board. Important parts of Idoko’s rob weren’t printed, however her hiring caps a half-year search by the studio to secure the trusty individual the job. Warners is planning on staying edifying to the mild-hearted and even silly tones of the character, advise sources.

DC-primarily primarily based film production president Walter Hamada and Chantal Nong are overseeing for the studio.

Idoko became once a crew creator on The Mayor, the quick-lived ABC comedy about a hip-hop artist who wins a city election, and now her first unbiased script is getting into production: Breaking News in Yuba County, to star Allison Janney and Laura Dern and directed by Tate Taylor is scheduled to plod sooner than cameras in 2019.

She is repped by WME.

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