has landed the feature spec Memetic from Mattson Tomlin, who co-wrote The Batman
script with director Matt Reeves
. Based on the Boom! Studios
graphic novel of the same name by James Tynion IV
and Eryk Donovan, the project was brought to Lionsgate by Point Grey’s Seth Rogen
, Evan Goldberg
, James Weaver
and Josh Fagen
through their deal with the studio. That trio will produce with Boom! Studios’ Ross Richie
and Stephen Christy
. Fagen and Adam Yoelin
will be exec producers.
In Memetic, all hell breaks loose when a mysterious meme goes viral on a college campus, making anyone who sees it turn obsessive and violent. As the meme spreads and grows out of control, a ragtag group of students must risk everything in order to survive the viral outbreak and try to stop it.
Point Grey is coming off of the success of Good Boys
, which grossed $110 million