Let’s be honest, fans of hairy shapeshifters are not exactly inundated with quality werewolf movies. Ever since David Naughton became a hungry canine in American Werewolf in
So when a director like Renny Harlin (Cliffhanger) gets involved in a project with the hirsute manglers, it catches your attention. Harlin is planning to direct an adaptation of the impending graphic novel Full Moon Fever, which finds a sundry group of blue-collar workers sent to make repairs to the first lunar base (Deep Blue Sea of Tranquility?). When they arrive, they find the place devoid of humans, and now populated by a pack of savage lycanthropes who have the benefit of the moon being full 24/7.
The flick will be produced by Adrian Askarieh and Daniel Alter. "We both think that
The Full Moon Fever comic (to be published by AIT/PlanetLar) is written by Joe Casey (X-Men, Wildcats), who’ll also work with the director and producers on the film adaptation (the property will be simultaneously developed as a videogame project). Askarieh is producing the videogame adaptation of Spy Hunter with John Woo and The Rock™ (who’s also in the currently shooting Doom flick, which we’ve heard nary a peep about), while Alter continues to scarf up countless comic properties such as Hack/Slash for feature film production.