Amped Cyborgs For The Big Screen, Chemically Mutated Superpowers For The Small

Britain’s own Working Title films are setting up a deal to adapt the novel Amped into a movie, say The Hollywood Reporter. Written by Robopocalypse‘s Daniel H. Wilson, this book features not robots, but cyborgs – though it is also about a war in which common or garden humans are the underdogs.

Dark City director Alex Proyas has been attached to direct for at least a couple of years. He’s become involved with a lot of other projects in the last few years but, sadly, none of them have come to fruition. I guess this leaves him free to return to Amped.

And besides, Proyas seems to be on an uptick right now, however, as he’s also working on a TV pilot with Eureka‘s Jaimie Paglia.

According to Deadline, that show will be called Evolve and is going to adapt the Toxic City novels by Tim Lebbon:

Set two years after a mysterious biological agent is released over Los Angeles… a small group of ordinary citizens outside the quarantined zone, who do not believe the government’s story, embark on a mission to uncover the truth… What they discover is a world where once-ordinary humans now have extraordinary abilities and powerful government forces seek to destroy them.

Sounds like a familiar rattle bag of genre bits and pieces. As such, I expect it could be quite the success on network TV. Well, providing they get the right cast at least.

2016-07-24 16.40.28

182 Final Shots Of San Diego Comic-Con Cosplay – Almost One Thousand In Total

rocketeer

The Rocketeer To Finally Take Flight Again

image

Marvel True Believer Panel at San Diego Comic-Con: When I Applauded For Steve Rogers Being In Hydra or How A Bleeding Cool Writer Yelled From The Audience Without Being Called A Name

greatwall

Matt Damon Fights Along The Great Wall In New Trailer

Luc Besson, Arthur And The Minimoys, And The Court Case Worth Millions

defenders

Netflix Tells Us When We’ll See Iron Fist, The Defenders And More

Half A Million Comics Sold In One Groupon Sale…

hacksawridge

Andrew Garfield Goes To War Without A Gun In Hacksaw Ridge Trailer

150721-news-supernatural-hp-lg

“What Brings Me Back Is The Reality Of It” The Supernatural Round-Table At SDCC

Mickey Mouse Is A Great Uncle, In New French Indie Disney Comics From Fred Tebo And Régis Loisel