Tuesday, December 13, 2022

"Darkman" Resurrection

Director Sam Raimi ("Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness") is developing a direct sequel to his 1998 feature "Darkman", originally starring Liam Neeson as scientist 'Peyton Westlake', who survives the aftermath of an attack with superhuman athletic abilities and a realistic mask making process:

"...'Westlake' (Neeson) is left for dead by mobster 'Robert Durant' (Larry Drake), after his girlfriend, attorney 'Julie Hastings' (Frances McDormand), runs afoul of corrupt developer 'Louis Strack Jr' (Colin Friels).

"After a treatment to cure him of his injuries fails...

"...Westlake develops super-human abilities, which also have the unintended side-effect...

"...of rendering him mentally unstable and borderline psychotic..."

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