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Avery, Gaiman Create ‘Black Hole’ for Alex Aja

Roger Avery and Neil Gaiman are writing Black Hole, a horror romance story that Alexandre Aja (who apparently is pissed at B-D for posting a mixed review of ‘Hills Have Eyes’) will direct for Paramount Pictures, according to the Hollywood Reporter. MTV Films, Plan B and Kevin Messick are producing. “Black Hole” is a 12-issue comic book painstakingly written and illustrated by Charles Burns over a 10-year period that deals with fear of adulthood, sex and ostracism. When the work was finally completed last year, it was collected into a graphic novel, which garnered great acclaim and was in Entertainment Weekly’s top 10 works of fiction for the year. The story follows a group of high school students whose lives are altered drastically when they come in contact with a sexually transmitted disease called the “teen plague” or “the bug.” Alex Aja’s The Hills Have Eyes (review) hits theaters everywhere Friday.

Source: Hollywood Reporter