The plot follows an FBI agent who is lured into a secretive military program that trains its operatives how to use paranormal abilities. Zak Penn is writing the screenplay based on an original story he concocted with Len Wiseman.
Skydance Productions' David Ellison and Dana Goldberg are producing alongside Len Wiseman and his Sketch Films company. Paul Schwake will executive produce for Skydance, with David Bernardi executive producing for Sketch Films.
Here's what David Ellison had to say about Black Chapter in a statement.
"Len and Zak have created a truly original piece of science fiction that reimagines the spy genre set in the world of the supernatural. This is exactly the type of original storytelling that we want to produce and I am thrilled to be in business with both of them."
Len Wiseman most recently directed the Total Recall remake, and he is also attached to direct The Darkness. Zak Penn is best known for writing Marvel movies such as X2: X-Men United, X-Men: The Last Stand, Elektra, The Incredible Hulk and he received a story credit on Marvel's The Avengers, with writer-director Joss Whedon getting full screenplay credit.