An adaptation of Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti’s twelve-issue comic series ‘The Monolith’ is in the works over at Lionsgate, says THR.
The story centres on Alice Cohen, an ex-junkie who inherits a house in Brooklyn from her deceased grandmother. There Alice discovers her grandmother’s diary detailing the creation of a monster in the 1930s set on revenge for the slaying of a good man.
Visual effect artist Dave Wilson (‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘The Division,’ ‘BioShock Infinite’) is attached to make his feature directorial debut. Wilson is creative director of ‘Deadpool’ director Tim Miller’s visual effects, animation and design company Blur Studio.
Erwin Stoff (‘13 Hours,’ ‘Burnt’) is on board to produce, while Barnett Brettler provides the script.