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'Plastic Man' film in works at Warner Bros, DC

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

and are developing a movie on "Plastic Man", based on DC Comics' quirky character who debuted in 1941.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, has been roped in to write "Plastic Man".

Bob Shaye, the of New Line Cinema, will executive produce. No is currently attached to the film.

Created by for Quality Comics, "Plastic Man" is able to transform himself into any shape. An orphan forced to live on the streets, he turned to a life of crime, was shot during a heist, and was exposed to an that gave his body the properties of rubber, allowing him to stretch, bounce, and mold himself into any shape. A monk attended to him while he was shot, he turned to law and order, and began capturing criminals as wearing a costume.

DC acquired the character in 1956 and began incorporating into the DC Universe.

DC's film production and are overseeing the project for the studio.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 11:35 IST