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Michael Chabon’s acclaimed The Wonderful Adventures of Kavalier and Clay is lastly getting its long-delayed adaptation. Chabon and his spouse/producing companion Ayelet Waldman will function the mission’s producers.

Kavalier and Clay, which received the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2001, follows the friendship and artistic partnership of Joe Kavalier and Sammy Clay within the World Struggle II period, and a fictionalized re-telling of the start and Golden Age of the superhero comedian ebook business.

Kavalier and Clay pre-dated the worldwide obsession with superhero motion pictures and is way extra within the 1940s comedian books that birthed Superman, Surprise Lady, Captain America and the remainder than their fashionable big-screen iterations. Kavalier and Clay create a masked vigilante they name the Escapist and grow to be minor celebrities whilst they accumulate solely a meager share of their sequence’ earnings. Their story is loosely primarily based on the lives of Joe Schuster and Jerry Siegel, who created Superman as youngsters and stood by helplessly as their international sensation earned thousands and thousands.

Chabon is presently serving as government producer of CBS’s upcoming Star Trek: Picard sequence.

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