Danny Boyle, the auteur behindSlumdog Millionaireand127 Hours,will direct Michael B. Jordan within the upcomingMethuselah, a film that could or could not be primarily based on the biblical character.
Apparently, the unique script was certainly primarily based on the story of Methuselah a person who lived to be 969 years previous, in keeping with the E book of Genesis. Simon Beaufoy, who’s labored with Boyle previously, is now remodeling the script just a little and it’s not completely clear whether or not or not the brand new script will retain the biblical focus of the unique. It in all probability will. Nevertheless it is likely to be totally different. Or perhaps not. Nevertheless it’ll nonetheless be referred to as Methuselah? Hollywood, man!
Both manner, Warner Brothers is outwardly excited concerning the mission and plans to place it on the quick monitor. At one level, Tom Cruise was in talks to star however after the success of Creed, just about everybody needs to work with Jordan, who may also produce the film.
Boyle’s on an attention-grabbing path, following up his large success withSlumdogwith some artier fare. At one level, he was slated to direct the following James Bond film, however that fell aside amid artistic imaginative and prescient variations.Methuselahfeels like a equally twisty premise.