MUMBAI: Universal is nearing to formalize a deal to
pick up Agent 13, a sci-fi project that will have Charlize
Theron that director Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet
of the Apes) will
Nowlin is the writer of the film based on a little known
comic book from 1988. It was created by G.I. Joe
and Transformers cartoon writer Flint Dille and
David Marconi who
penned the Will Smith thriller Enemy of the State
as well as Live Free or Die Hard.
comic book had post-modern pulp overtones full of femme
fatales and explosive cliffhangers. The main character
would be reprised by a male despite Theron's involvement.
Daniels, who discovered the comic and has been developing
since at least last year, is one of the producers. Theron
is also attached to the film as a producer under her
Denver and Delilah banner.