Black Panther director Ryan Coogler has signed on to produce Legendary's film adaptation of Image Comics' Bitter Root, according to Deadline.
Created by David F. Walker, Sanford Greene, and Chuck Brown, Bitter Root is about a family of monster hunters in New York City in the Harlem Renaissance period of the 1920s, fighting a supernatural monster that feeds on prejudice.
Bitter Root was optioned for film by Legendary in March 2018. Coogler will produce alongside Legendary's Zinzi Evans and Sev Ohanian.
No projected release date for Bitter Root has been announced.