Fox, Wan Plan A "Malignant Man" Film

By Garth Franklin Tuesday June 17th 2014 01:58PM

20th Century Fox has acquired the film rights to the 2011 graphic novel "Malignant Man". "Saw" director James Wan co-created the comic and will develop and possibly direct the feature adaptation.

Michael Alan Nelson co-wrote the comic which follows Alan Gates, a terminal cancer patient who discovers his malignant tumor is actually a mysterious parasite.

Given a second lease on life thanks to new supernatural abilities, he must fight an evil army whilst unlocking the secrets of his past.

Wan, Stephen Christy and Ross Richie will produce.

Source: Deadline