Stephen Herek, director of Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, is bringing The Greatest American Hero to the screen, according to, by way of The film is an adaptation of the 1980's TV series of the same name, which starred William Katt as Ralph Hinkley.

No details are currently forthcoming about who might be starring in the film. Herek has previously directed Critters, 101 Dalmatians and The Three Musketeers, so mixing action and comedy is familiar ground for him.

Stephen J. Cannell, who created the television series of The Greatest American Hero, is on-board with the film as a producer.