Oscar Isaac To Headline 'The Great Machine' For Legendary

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Actor Oscar Isaac is set to star in and produce Legendary's adaptation of author Brian K Vaughan's comic book "Ex Machina"

Written By Press Trust Of India | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Actor Oscar Isaac is set to star in and produce Legendary's adaptation of author Brian K Vaughan's comic book "Ex Machina".
Titled "The Great Machine", the film will be produced by the 40-year-old actor is collaboration with his longtime manager Jason Spire and Vaughan.

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Legendary recently acquired the rights of the comic book which follows the story of civil engineer Mitchell Hundred, who after a mysterious accident gains powers making him the world's first and only superhero. In the wake of his actions during 9/11, he is elected mayor of New York City, turning his back on life as a masked vigilante. But his political career is threatened when the source of his powers returns to claim its debt.

Since Isaac has already featured in a sci-fi film called "Ex Machina", the studio decided to change the title of the new movie to "The Great Machine", according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will have a script from Anna Waterhouse and Joe Shrapnel, best known for their work on Kristen Stewart-starrer "Seberg".

Isaac, who most recently featured in "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker", will next be seen in Paul Schrader's "The Card Counter" and Denis Villeneuve's film adaptation of Frank Herbert's "Dune".

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