Jake Gyllenhaal will play the role of John Prophet, a man who was “enlisted by the Germans towards the end of World War II and subjected to scientific experiments which gave him superhuman strength. » Extraction director Sam Hargrave is also on board to direct Prophet from a screenplay by Marc Guggenheim. ” It’s one of our goals to have been working with Jake and Sam for a while, so we’re very excited to finally be collaborating with them on this unique, action-packed genre film, Studio 8 CEO Jeff Robinov said in a statement. ” I can’t wait to see what they envision to bring this story to life – one that we’re sure will stand out in the comic book world as a powerful, emotionally charged, and visually distinctive film. »
The Prophet The film will see John Prophet volunteering for a Nazi experiment near the end of WWII in order to feed his family. ” After a bombardment buries him alive and traps him underground for 20 years, he wakes up in 1965, where things are not going well for Prophet, Reads the description. ” The world has evolved without him, his daughter is angry with him, and KGB agents are chasing him to create super-soldiers out of his blood.”The character, who has been described as the anti-Captain America, first appeared in Young Blood # 2 in 1992 before becoming his own series.
Jake Gyllenhaal is currently playing in Antoine Fuqua’s movie the guilty, which is now streaming on Netflix. You can check out a review of our own Chris Bumbray here. As for Sam Hargrave, he will direct the Extraction sequel which will see Chris Hemsworth reprise his role as Tyler Rake.