Robert Rodriguez has teamed up with writer Max Borenstein for Hypnotic, a sci-fi thriller for Studio 8, writes THR.
Borenstein, whose credits include Godzilla, Kong: Skull Island, and the upcoming Godzilla: King of Monsters, will rewrite an original script by Rodriguez, the filmmaker behind Desperado, From Dusk Till Dawn, Grindhouse, and the Sin City movies. Rodriguez is attached to direct and produce the project.
Details are being kept secret but Hypnotic is being described as a being a grounded cop thriller with sci-fi elements. Studio 8 sees franchise potential with the project.
Rodriguez is currently in post on Alita: Battle Angel, the James Cameron-produced sci-fi thriller that stars Rosa Salazar. The movie will be released Dec. 21.