Reginald Hudlin to Direct ‘Shadowman’ Movie

New life has been breathed into the film adaptation of Valiant Comics’ Shadowman, as its been announced that director Reginald Hudlin is now attached to the project. Hudlin will and writer Adam Simon are reworking a script originally written by J. Michael Straczynski.

The Shadowman comic follows Jack Boniface, an African-American saxophone player in New Orleans, who ends up being infected by a spirit and gaining supernatural abilities. Using these powers, he has to protect the world from a bunch of bad guys – y’know, like you do.

Okay, so that’s a gross oversimplification that leaves out a lot of key details, but it’s close enough. In any case, should this thing make it to screen, it would an interesting (and fairly different) superhero film than the ones we’ve gotten lately.

Via THR

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Trae Dorn has been staffing conventions for over twenty years, and is a co-founder of Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con. Trae also wrote and drew the now completed webcomic UnCONventional, and produces the podcasts BS-Free Witchcraft, On This Day With Trae, Stormwood & Associates, and The Nerd & Tie Podcast. This leads many to ask when the hell they have time to actually do anything anymore. Trae says they have the time because they “do it all quite poorly.”

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