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'Aeon Flux' Scribes Go With 'Boys'

August 27, 2008 (8:33 am) GMT
Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay, the screenwriter duo behind movies like 'Aeon Flux' and 'The Tuxedo', have been tapped to pen comic book adaptation 'The Boys'.
'Aeon Flux' Scribes Go With 'Boys'

The scribbling pair of the sci-fi action starring , "", have been brought on board the comic book adaptation project, "". The two screenwriters, Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay, are now set to adapt the Dynamite Entertainment's comic book series to the big screen.

Preparing the script for Columbia Pictures, they are expected to pen the story of a CIA squad known as "The Boys" and their adventures as they are given the mission to pay attention to the increasing numbers of superheroes. Aside from scripting this movie for Columbia, the pair is also working together on adapting Universal Pictures' "".

Written by Garth Ennis and illustrated by Darick Robertson, "The Boys" was originally published by Wildstorm in October 2006. The movie version will be produced by Neal H. Moritz and his Columbia-based Original Films. No particular director has been linked to this project yet.

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