James Badge Dale is in negotiations to star in Legendary Pictures' supernatural thriller Spectral. Nic Mathieu will be directing.

The project follows a covert special-ops unit that battles supernatural being that have taken down New York City. It is being described as a supernatural Black Hawk Down. Ian Fried penned the original treatment with the script written by George Nolfi. John Gatins also re-wrote the screenplay.

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James Badge Dale previously had various roles in The Lone Ranger, World War Z, Parkland and Iron Man 3. No production schedule has been released.