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Dan Gilroy to Write Chinese Superhero Movie The Annihilator; Chris Borrelli Sells Sad Jack

7 December 2011 9:19 PM, PST | | See recent news »

Dan Gilroy (Real Steel) has reached a deal with Magic Storm Entertainment to write The Annihilator (working title), a movie based on the Chinese comic superhero created by Stan Lee.  According to Deadline, the story follows "a young man who becomes a superhero who returns to his homeland to mete out justice."  The logline is pretty nonspecific, but Lee promises this is "the most incredibly original and unique superhero I’ve created in a long time."  The Annihilator is the first feature film set up at Lee's Pow! Entertainment.  Gilroy's most recent job was working with his older brother Tony Gilroy on the script for The Bourne Legacy that Tony is also directing.  The franchise reboot hits theaters on August 3, 2012. Hit the jump for on Code Entertainment's new project, Sad Jack. Variety reports that Code has bought Chris Borrelli's action spec script Sad Jack, outbidding White Knuckle, Mandalay Vision, »

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