Dark Horse Entertainment is teaming up with Constantin Film for an adaptation of the graphic novel Polar. The news comes just a few days before Dark Horse and Constantin's latest collaboration, the action-thriller John Wick hits theaters. Take a look at the official announcement from Dark Horse below.
The adrenaline-pumping action-thriller tells the story of Black Kaiser, a master assassin forced out of retirement when he finds himself the target of a motley crew of new generation hitmen. But Kaiser's gun-blazing and bloody universe is at odds with the doting and protective relationship he has with the child of one of his former marks. Faced with the ultimate battle for survival, Kaiser must choose between saving his life and saving his soul.
Constantin Film and Dark Horse Entertainment are currently out to directors with the aim of shooting Polar in the spring of 2015. Constantin Film's Robert Kulzer will be producing along with Jeremy Bolt as well as Dark Horse Entertainment's Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg. Rothwell is also writing an Untitled Heist Thriller for Thunder Road. He is repped by WME.
Dark Horse is currently producing Warner Bros.' Tarzan, and they are also developing the comic book adaptation The Goon. Constantin Film is developing Resident Evil: The Final Chapter to start production sometime next year. Jayson Rothwell's previous writing credits include Malice in Wonderland and the Silent Night remake.