“Tron Legacy” scribes Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal are set to write the script for the film adaptation of Arvid Nelson and Eric Johnson’s comic book “Rex Mundi” at Warner Bros. Pictures reports Heat Vision.
Set in an alternate Europe in 1933, a pathologist investigates the mysterious death of the priest who found him as an orphan, a trail that ultimately leads to a quest for the Holy Grail.
In this alternate history, the Protestant Reformation was crushed by the Catholic Church which means the power structure of medieval times has remained intact. Also in this universe, magic is real.
Jim Uhls penned an earlier draft of the script. Johnny Depp, Christi Dembrowski, Mike Richardson and Alan and Peter Riche are producing.