Final Destination helmer to direct War Monkeys

Final Destination helmer David R. Ellis has signed on to direct comic book adaptation War Monkeys.

Scripted by Cleve Nettles the story is based on the Dark Horse comic about two men trapped in an underground facility with a number of combat trained Rhesus monkeys.

Filmmakers Kevin Munroe (TMNT) and Kyle Newman (Fanboys) were previously attached to the project however it was announced at Cannes that Ellis will helm the project.