New Regency has obtained the rights to the comic book series FREEDOM FORMULA: GHOST OF THE WASTELAND as a potential directing project for Bryan Singer, VARIETY reports. Fox holds the distribution rights.
Michael Finch has been tapped to adapt the futuristic story where fighter pilots now battle in exo-suits.
New Regency will co-produce with Bad Hat Harry Prods. and Radical Pictures. Producers include Singer and Radical topper Barry Levine, who first teamed on this project at last year's Comic-Con. Jesse Berger and Michael Zoumas are exec producing.
Edmund Shern, who created the comic via Radical's comic publisher Storm Lion, will associate produce.
Regency's Navid McIlhargey is shepherding the film.