Chris Evans is trying to leave the lycra behind by entering talks to star in ‘The Equalizer helmer Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Infinite’.
The film is an adaptation of the D. Eric Maikranz novel ‘The Reincarnationist Papers’. The novel tells the story of a schizophrenic man who stumbles upon a centuries-old secret society, the Cognomina, which consists of people who possess total recall of their past lives and whose members have been agents of change throughout history.
In order to stop an evil mastermind who wants to destroy the planet, the group must rely on this man who learns his vivid dreams are actually memories from at least two past lives.
Fuqua will helm a script adapted by John Lee Hancock and Ian Shorr. Lorenzo di Bonaventura, John Zaozirny and Mark Vahradian will produce. The project is thought to start filming later this year.
Fuqua has previously been at the helm of ‘Training Day’, ‘Olympus Has Fallen’, ‘The Equalizer’ and it’s sequel, ‘Southpaw’ and ‘The Magnificent Seven’. He is currently finishing up work on the documentary ‘What’s My Name: Muhammed Ali’.
Evan’s has spent the past eight years in the role of Captain America aka Steve Rogers in the MCU. He will next be seen reprising his role in ‘Avengers: Endgame’. Other upcoming projects include Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ alongside Toni Colette, thriller ‘The Devil All the Time’ with Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson and Ruben Fleischer’s ‘Jekyll’.