David Benioff and Db Weiss to Develop Film Based on Vertigo/DC Comics Graphic Novel ‘Lovecraft’

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David Benioff and Db Weiss to Develop Film Based on Vertigo/DC Comics Graphic Novel ‘Lovecraft’
Game of Thrones” creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are set to develop a feature film adaptation of the graphic novel “Lovecraft” at Warner Bros., an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.

Benioff and Weiss’ untitled thriller is based on Keith Giffen’s 2004 book “Lovecraft,” published by DC Comics imprint Vertigo, that imagines a world in which H.P. Lovecraft’s monsters were not part of his imagination but were real.

Part biography of Lovecraft and part fantasy, the book depicts the author as having actually managed to make contact with evil from within another dimension. The film will specifically be set in the 1920s and follow the myth of the monster Cthulhu.

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Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi, who wrote “The Invitation” and “Ride Along,” will write the screenplay. And “The Invitation
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