Warner Bros. Pictures has picked up the feature rights to “3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man,” a Dark Horse Comics graphic novel by Matt Kindt, reports Heat Vision.
Dustin Lance Black, the Oscar-winning writer of Milk, will the script and direct the adaptation, to be produced by Mike Richardson via Dark Horse Entertainment.
The book is described as follows:
What would it be like to stand head and shoulders above everyone else — and to keep growing? Unable to interact with a fragile world that isn’t built to withstand your size? To live in a house that doesn’t fit you anymore — with a wife who doesn’t either?
Craig Pressgang’s life is well documented in his official CIA biography, Giant Man: Pillar of America, but the heroic picture it paints is only half the story. The continuous growth caused by Craig’s strange medical condition brings a variety of problems as he becomes more isolated and unknowable. Told in three eras by three women with unique relationships with Craig, 3 Story follows his sad life from his birth to the present.
Heat Vision adds that Black’s take focuses on the father-daughter relationship. Dark Horse’s Keith Goldberg will executive produce.
Dark Horse is developing R.I.P.D. at Universal, with Ryan Reynolds attached to star, as well as The Umbrella Academy, also at Universal, and Damn Nation at Paramount.