Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to the new AIT/PlanetLar graphic novel “Hench” and are planning to develop it into a vehicle for Danny McBride, who is set to write the script alongside Shawn Harwell. Neal Moritz of Original Films, alongside Kickstart Productions’ Jason Netter and McBride. Ken Levin and Ori Marmur will executive produce “Hench”.

McBride will play the comic’s titular character, a football player who suffers a career-ending injury and needing a job, ends up signing on as a henchman for a successful evil supervillain. The graphic novel was created by Adam Beechen and Mario Bello.

Stay tuned for more “Hench” news here at Shockya.com.

By Costa Koutsoutis (Source: Superherohype.com)

Hench Comic Cover
Hench Comic Cover

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