The long in the works remake of pulp sci-fi classic “Logan’s Run” us back on track with “Colony” showrunner Ryan Condal to pen a new script based on a treatment by “X-Men Apocalypse” co-writer Simon Kinberg.
A new adaptation of the 1967 novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson, the story is set in a future society where citizens are euthanised when reaching their 21st birthday. Those who refuse and try to escape to a rumored refuge called Sanctuary are chased down and executed by agents called ‘sandmen’.
The action follows Logan-5, a sandman who upon turning 21 decides to go out on a high note by locating and dismantling Sanctuary – until he becomes converted to that cause. Kinberg, famed film producer Joel Silver and “The Flash” TV series producer Greg Berlanti will all produce the film which has been in the works for nearly two decades and has had the likes of .
Silver has been trying to get the Logan’s Run remake going at WB for nearly twenty years, and at various points Bryan Singer (“X-Men”), Christopher McQuarrie (“Jack Reacher”), Joseph Kosinski (“Tron: Legacy”), Alex Garland (“Ex Machina”), Nicolas Winding Refn (“Drive”), Carl Erik Rinsch (“47 Ronin”) and game producer Ken Levine (“Bioshock”) attached to helm at one point or another.