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Lionsgate Tackling the Golem Myth in ‘The Monolith’ Adaptation

Lionsgate has announced that they will be creating a film adaptation of the graphic novel The Monolith, according to THR. The film will be directed by Dave Wilson, who is the creative director over at Blur Studio, the production company run by Tim Miller (Deadpool).

The Monolith graphic novel was written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Phil Winslade, Tomm Coker, and Peter Snejberg. The comic was released under DC back in April of 2004 but rights reverted back to Gray and Palmiotti in 2013.

Per the site, the film, “…centers on Alice Cohen, an ex-junkie who inherits a house in Brooklyn from her deceased grandmother. She discovers a diary there that reveals the creation of a monster in the 1930s set on revenge for the slaying of a good man.

The film is being written by Barnett Brettler, with this movie being his first big project.



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