‘Chronicle’ Director Josh Trank to Direct Adaptation of ‘The Red Star’

After the success of Chronicle at the box office in February, director Josh Trank has likely been fielding all sorts of offers. So far we’ve heard about his potential to helm a reboot of the Fantastic Four comic adapation as well as the Spider-Man spin-off Venom that would follow the shamefully used villain from Spider-Man 3. Now we can add another to his list of future projects as Deadline reports Warner Bros. has set Trank to develop an adaptation of the graphic novel The Red Star with an eye towards directing the script written by Jason Rothenberg, a relative newcomer who worked on the forthcoming adaptation of The Twilight Zone. Here’s the official synopsis of Christian Gossett’s graphic novel: Over the course of several generations, the once mighty empire known as the United Republics of The Red Star slaughtered millions of it’s own people by the order of a single man. The …

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