Comic book adaptions are everywhere these days. The comic Aleister Arcane, created and written by Steve Niles and illustrated by Breehn Burns, is the newest on the list to be adapted for a feature film. The two men behind the film are none other than funny man Jim Carrey and genre genius Eli Roth.
THR reports that DreamWorks has picked up the project. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death scribe Jon Croker is attached to pen the script. David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Mandeville Films will produce alongside Michael Aguilar. Carrey will serve as both star and executive producer.
Aleister Arcane, first published in 2004, centers on a L.A. weatherman named Aleister Green who returns to his hometown to host a midnight horror show. Under the guise of a mad scientist named Aleister Arcane. Local sponsors did not take well to Green’s gory skits. After an accident with two kids leads to Green being arrested his spirit is broken and he is ends up in an early grave, but not before he curses the town. Soon after his death strange events begin to occur that only the kids stop.
We will update you as the story continues to develop.
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