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‘Black’ Comic Where Only Black People Have Superpowers Gets Film Adaptation at Warner Bros

‘Black’ Comic Where Only Black People Have Superpowers Gets Film Adaptation at Warner Bros

Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to develop a film adaptation of “Black,” an adaptation of the Black Mask comic series that’s set in a universe in which only Black people can develop superpowers, production company Studio 8 announced Thursday.

The film adaptation of “Black” has a script from DC’s “Titans” producer Bryan Edward Hill, and the project is currently looking for a director.

“Black” was created by Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3 and explores a shift in humanity where only Black people develop abilities beyond what the world believes to be possible. When one young man survives a violent event and realizes he has powers, he’s soon pursued by a secret consortium that wants to control the abilities, leading to a fight for mankind itself.

Osajyefo and Smith will be co-producers on the film. Jeff Robinov, Guy Danella, and John Graham will produce from Studio 8. Black Mask

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