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Ready Player One Screenwriter Zak Penn To Write ROM Movie

Written by Tim Midura on Tuesday, March 27 2018 and posted in News with Benefits

Ready Player One Screenwriter Zak Penn To Write ROM Movie

The film is under the Allspark Pictures banner, home of Transformers!


Source: Deadline

Zak Penn, the screenwriter behind such hit films as X-Men: The Last StandInspector Gadget, and Elektra, will take a shot at adapting ROM for the big screen. The film will be for Paramount Pictures and Allspark Pictures, the home of all of Hasbro's live-action entertainment.

ROM originated as a toy before becoming a comic published by Marvel Comics and subsequently IDW Publishing. From the utopian society Galador, ROM is a cyborg who, after defeating the invading Dire Wraith on its planet, continues the battle on Earth and other planets.

Penn is currently working on a film set in The Matrix universe.





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