December 15, 2006 02:11:02 GMT
Carey Malloy is in charge to adapt comic book "Tag" into the big screen set to be produced under Universal Pictures banner.
Set to come up with a potential horror picture, Universal Pictures has assigned Carey Malloy to write for its new project of "Tag" with Jeff Kirschenbaum and David Ortiz both overseeing the production for the studio, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Based on a comic book written by Keith Giffen and drawn by Kody Chamberlain, the project follows a man as he sees his body decompose every day before his eyes after being tagged by a stranger. Realizing that he is under an ancient pagan curse, the guy must either surrender or find the next victim to tag.
Names for the cast lineup so far have not yet been revealed, but it is reported that Marc Platt is set to produce alongside Ross Richie and Andrew Cosby through their Boom Entertainment Inc.