KEITH GIFFEN's TAG Optioned For Movie With ANNABELLE Director

"Tag #1" cover
Credit: BOOM! Studios
Art from 'Tag'
Art from 'Tag'
Credit: BOOM! Studios

According to Deadline, 20th Century Fox has acquired the film rights to BOOM! Studios' Tag, with Annabelle director John Lonetti on board to direct.

Created and written by Keith Giffen with art from Kody Chamberlain, Tag tells the story of a man whose body begins decomposing after he is "tagged" by a stranger. He must find a way to break the curse, or make the decision to pass it on to someone else before it's too late. Deadline's report describes the film's direction as a "psychological thriller."

The script will be written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski, while BOOM! CEO Ross Richie and President of Development Steven Christie will produce. 

No release date has been set.

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