Eric Johnson and Paul Tamasy will team up with Hamill to turn the comic book into a screenplay in a movie which according to Variety will have a m budget.
The Black Pearl is a “dark, edgy thriller” that the company hopes will receive an R rating.
“We started getting interest from some pretty big producers a while ago,” said Hamill of the “Pearl” material. “But then it started to take on a life of its own where it became this huge megabudget comicbook movie. This was the exact opposite of what we wanted to do.”
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