Warner Bros. has picked up Hench, planning to develop the AIT/Planet Lar graphic novel as a comedy vehicle for Danny McBride.

According to Variety, McBride will write the script with Shawn Harwell.

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.

The graphic novel was created by Adam Beechen and Mario Bello.

No production date has been set.