Adapting obscure comics into movies seems to be the flavor of the month for Hollywood. Barely a day goes by without someone announcing one. Letís see how many of them actually make it to the screen.
The latest in comic to movie projects is based on book called Madman. Dimension Films has snatched it up and hired George Huang to help the comicís creator Michael Allard write a script that will turn it into a feature film. Robert Rodriguezís Troublemaker Studios is producing.
Madman is about a man killed in car accident and then reanimated by a crazy doctor. Renamed Frank Einstein he lives in a parallel world where mutants, aliens and freaks run amok. Given enhanced senses, psychic power, and unusual physical prowess by his mad scientist, he becomes a superhero who wears a mask to hide his disfigured face. Itís basically another re-imagining of the Frankenstein, only in an alternate universe and with a tights.
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