Jack Bender To Helm “Devolution”

Jack Bender, a frequent director on the likes of “Lost” and “Alphas”, is developing to direct the thriller “Devolution” for Legendary Pictures says Heat Vision.

The story is based on an original idea by “World War Z” author Max Brooks while “Wrath of the Titans” and “The Walking Dead” scribe David Leslie Johnson is writing the script. Plot details however are being kept top secret.

Brooks, who also conceived the supernatural historical epic “The Great Wall” for Legendary, is producing. Bender was previously attached to direct Paramount’s Jack Ryan reboot but exited due to scheduling issues.