Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Rebecca Thomas, who has also directed episodes of the hit sitcom “Stranger Things”, is on board to helm the film “Malignant”.
The sci-fi action-thriller will be produced by James Wan, reports variety.com.
The film is based on the Boom! Studios’ comic “Malignant Man”, co-created by Wan. Zak Olkewicz wrote the script for the adaptation.
The story focuses on a patient dying of a terminal disease. He discovers that his malignant tumor is actually a mysterious alien parasite. He is assigned to battle a secret army.
Thomas also directed 2012’s “Electrick Children”.
She is also directing a live-action “The Little Mermaid” reboot and adapting “Looking for Alaska”.