Marvel Studios has hired “xXx” writer Rich Wilkes to pen the comic book adaptation “Iron Fist” according to Deadline New York.
The comics followed a martial arts expert who gains a mystical power that turns his fists into indestructible weapons.
Karate Kid 2
“Kung Fu Panda” story creators Cyrus Voris and Ethan Reiff have been selected to pen a sequel to this year’s hit remake of “The Karate Kid” for Sony Pictures reports Heat Vision.
The Jaden Smith-led remake cost an economical $40 million, but has managed to gross nearly $300 million worldwide. Not surprisingly a sequel was quickly put in the works.
Producers Hilary Shor (“Children of Men”) and Lawrence Longo have optioned Blake Leibel’s script “Psychopomp” reports Heat Vision.
The story follows a foul-mouthed anti-hero who roams international hot spots with state-of-the art technology he uses against those who violate his code.
A graphic novel version of the property will be released before the film.