Bad Robot Finds Writers to Adapt Boilerplate Graphic Novel
Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot have tapped JD Payne and Patrick McKay (GOLIATH) to adapt Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett's graphic novel BOILERPLATE: HISTORY’S MECHANICAL MARVEL, reports Deadline.com. The story follows a 19th century built robot meant to replace men in battle. Boilerplate finds itself featured in the Spanish-American War and WWI. Bad Robot's JJ Abrams and Outlaw Productions’ Deborah Newmyer are producing.