Variety reports that a bunch of new comic book movie deals are on their way, and first out of the gate is Terry Moore’s SF tale ECHO, which has been acquired in a six figure deal by Lloyd Levin, who produced WATCHMEN.
“Echo” tells the story of a photographer who is preoccupied with her personal problems until she gets doused by liquid metal from a military experiment gone awry. She discovers she can now harness the power of a nuclear bomb, and soon the military wants its walking weapon.
Levin also produced the “Hellboy” films, both with Larry Gordon. Levin is also a producer on the upcoming Paul Greengrass-directed Universal drama “Green Zone.”
According to the piece while comic book movies remain incredibly popular, studios are looking increasingly to non-superhero fare.