Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Marc Guggenheim to script female superhero film 'Jackpot'

Link
Share
Class
Send
Send
  • IANS

Los Angeles, May 22 : Veteran writer Marc Guggenheim is scripting a new female superhero movie titled "Jackpot".


The Emmy-winning writer, who created the popular show "Arrow", will pen the film script about the character, whose backstory is that of pregnant scientist Sara Ehret. The film is about a crime fighting mother.

She gets superhero strength when she gets exposed to "Lot 777", a virus that rewrites the DNA in her cells, while she is doing gene therapy research. Her baby is born healthy. She hands the suit to her friend Alana Jobson, who gets killed during a mission forcing Ehret to return to the job.

Guggenheim's comic book credits include "Aquaman", "Amazing Spider-Man" and "Superman/Batman". On the film and TV front, his work includes "Law iamp; Order", "Jack iamp; Bobby", "CSI Miami" and "Trollhunters Tales of Arcadia". He is making his directorial debut with "Legends Of Tomorrow".

The decision to rope in Guggenheim pertains to the expansion of the Marvel Spider-Man universe, reports deadline.com.

Liked This Article? Be First To Share it!
Link
Share
Class
Send
Send




You May Also Like: