Violence Writer Takes on Monster
Josh Olson, who adapted the upcoming 'A History of Violence' for New Line Cinema and David Cronenberg, has signed on to adapt another comic book for the studio. Olson will adapt Monster, a best-selling Japanese manga comic book series from author Naoki Urasawa, according to the Hollywood Reporter. As part of the deal, Olson will pen a treatment for a sequel, which he also will write. 'Monster' is a psychological thriller that tells the story of a young doctor who saves the life of a little boy only to find out a few years later that the life he saved was that of a brilliant killer. The doctor must track down the young killer and solve a larger conspiracy.
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