‘Last Sons of America’ Graphic Novel To Be Adapted by Netflix; Peter Dinklage Will Star

Feb 8, 2019

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Netflix and publisher-producer Boom! Studios are working together to create a feature film adaptation of ‘Last Sons of America.’ The film is based on Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Matthew Dow Smith’s post-apocalyptic graphic novel.

Matt Reeves will also be producing, under his company 6th & Idaho. Reeves is responsible for ‘Cloverfield,’ as well as the second and third installments in the ‘Planets of the Apes’ trilogy: ‘Dawn’ and ‘War.’ He is currently writing, and will direct, ‘The Batman’ for Warner Bros. and DC.

Reeves and 6th & Idaho have a first look with Netflix. Meanwhile, 6th & Idaho and Boom! are in pre-production on Wes Ball’s ‘Mouse Guard.’ That film is from 20th Century Fox, where Boom! has a first look deal.

Peter Dinklage (‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Avengers: Infinity War’) will star in the film, as well as produce.

The premise is below:

“Set in a not too distant future where Americans are no longer able to conceive and children have become a valuable commodity around the globe. In this world, brothers Jackie and Julian (Dinklage) operate as adoption agents in Colombia, securing deals with families willing to give their children up for a presumably better life in America. When the brothers suddenly find themselves with their backs against the wall, Jackie makes a grave mistake that sends them spiraling into a dark mystery at the root of their world’s status quo.”

Josh Mond (‘James White’) will not only direct, but also write the screenplay. Additional casting is in discussion.

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There is no release date or filming start set as of now.

Source: Deadline

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