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Steven Paul buys stake in Atlas Comics library, strikes finance and production deal with Paramount

Steven Paul buys stake in Atlas Comics library, strikes finance and production deal with Paramount

Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman to oversee writers room.

Steven Paul’s Sp Media Group (Spmg) is buying a majority stake in the Atlas Comics library and has struck a co-production and co-financing first-look deal with Paramount to develop, produce and distribute superhero films based on the IP, Paul announced in Cannes on Thursday.

Paul, whose credits include Ghost Rider, Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance, and Ghost In The Shell, has also signed Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind) and his Weed Road Pictures to oversee a writers room to exploit the properties, which include Phoenix, Tiger-Man, Iron Jaw, The Dark Avenger,

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