David Fincher Enters 'Black Hole' with 'Beowulf' Team
Roger Avary and Neil Gaiman adapted the comic
Written and illustrated by Charles Burns, "Black Hole" told the story of a group of teens who experience a bizarre set of mutations courtesy of sexually transmitted disease. Ick. The comic's 12-issue run spanned from 1995 to 2005.
According to the industry trades, the "Beowulf" scribes were originally attached to the property back in early 2006 with Alexandre Aja ("The Hills Have Eyes") directing.
Fincher's "Zodiac" was released by Paramount last spring and the director's latest, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," hits theaters this winter.
The "Fight Club" and "Se7en" director also has "Torso," "The Devil in the White City" and "The Killer" in various stages of development at Paramount.