“Nightcrawler” and “Whiplash” producer Bold Films is developing the superhero project “Samaritan”.
Based on a spec script by Bragi F. Schut (“Threshold,” “Season of the Witch”), the action is set two decades after an epic battle between a super villain and a superhero left the villain dead and the hero missing.
The story follows a young boy befriending an old man who he believes is the superhero in hiding. Michael Litvak and Jonathan Oakes will produce.
Bold Films is currently in pre-production on the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing tale “Stronger” starring Jake Gyllenhaal.
Source: The Tracking Board