20th Century Studios is creating a reboot of for Hulu, Deadline can affirm.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen was a fantasy pic launched by 20th Century Fox in 2003, primarily based on the comedian guide sequence of the identical identify from author Alan Moore and artist Kevin O’Neill. Set in an alternate Victorian Age world, it adopted a bunch of well-known modern fantasy, science fiction, and journey characters—together with Captain Nemo, Dorian Gray and Tom Sawyer—as they teamed up on a secret mission.

The League of Extraordinary Gentleman comics had been first launched in 1999. Stephen Norrington directed the unique movie adaptation, starring Sean Connery, which was reputed to be the rationale he retired from performing—so depressing was his expertise on set. James Dale Robinson wrote the script, with Naseeruddin Shah, Peta Wilson, Tony Curran, Stuart Townsend, Shane West, Jason Flemyng and Richard Roxburgh rounding out the solid.

While a number of makes an attempt at a League reboot have been made previously, with one conceived as a female-centric take, they’ve to this point been to no avail. BAFTA Award nominee Justin Haythe (Revolutionary Road) will adapt the script this time round. Susan Montford and three Arts Entertainment’s Erwin Stoff will produce alongside Don Murphy, who additionally produced the unique.

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