Movie News: Bad Robot to Bring us Tale of Good Robot in BOILERPLATE

Written by Kris Heys Thursday, 03 November 2011

Movie News

Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett's wonderful graphic novel BOILERPLATE: HISTORY'S MECHANICAL MARVEL is heading to the big-screen courtesy of Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams' his production company Bad Wobot, sorry, Robot.

Though in development for just over a year now, screenwriters JD Payne and Patrick McKay are the first to be tasked with bringing to life the tale of the late 19th Century robot built to replace men in times of war, and the mystery of his subsequent disappearance.

For a glimpse at what to expect, we've dug out the trailer for the book, original published in 2009:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4x06FnP1OQ

We've got high hopes for this one. Expect more updates as they drop.

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