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TAURO
07-29-2009, 03:09 PM
According to Bloody-Disgusting, Channing Tatum (GI Joe, Public Enemies) has officially been cast to star in "The Darkness" film, based on the Garth Ennis, David Wohl and Mark Silvestri comic.
Plot: On the eve of his 21st birthday, Jackie was targeted for assassination by the don of the New York mafia, "Uncle" Paulie. He finds his body possessed by the darkness, a malevolent spirit that has inhabited his family for several generations, with the benefit of giving Jackie supernatural powers that feeds off the dark.

The new movie will be directed by the Pang brothers, the duo behind "The Messengers" and "Bangkok Dangerous."



http://www.comicrelated.com/icon/darkness.jpg

This came out of nowhere, it's a bit of an odd choice for the role too.

Dr. Simon Hurt
07-29-2009, 03:13 PM
hmmm...it is out of nowhere for real, i'm surprised they're not developing witchblade instead...

garth ennis who wrote the first twenty or so issues of this, said he found the concept boring and just did it for cash lol

shaolinsword
07-29-2009, 03:52 PM
They announced this movie after the game came out. I might check this out

drippie k
07-30-2009, 09:12 AM
^^yeah at first it was rumored to have keanu reeves play the part