Warner Bros. has acquired “Hench” and will develop the AIT/Planet Lar graphic novel as a vehicle for Danny McBride, who is set to write the script with Shawn Harwell, reports Variety.
McBride will play a football player who suffers a career-ending injury and needs a job. He signs on as henchman to a successful villain.
Original Films’ Neal Moritz will produce with Jason Netter’s Kickstart Prods. and McBride. Ken Levin and Ori Marmur will be executive producers.
The graphic novel was created by Adam Beechen and Mario Bello.