Mark Hamill Directing Black Pearl
Mark Hamill will be sitting in the director's chair for an adaptation of his own comic series THE BLACK PEARL, reports VARIETY. Berkeley Square Films is financing and producing the $7 million production.
Fourteen years ago, Hamill first wrote the comic as a screenplay. He adapted the comic again with screenwriters Paul Tamasy (THE FIGHTER) and comic co-writer Eric Johnson. The story follows an average man named Luther Drake who saves a woman from being kidnapped, following which he becomes a masked vigilante.