Brian and Mark Gunn are set to adjust the screenplay for Sony Pictures and Escape Artists’ The Kaiju Score dependent on the AfterShock Comics’ series by James Patrick and artist Rem Broo.
The feature plot is being left hidden. In the comic book series, The Kaiju Score follows four characters who are attempting a risky heist during a giant monster (kaiju) attack. Patrick has portrayed the comic as “a Quentin Tarantino film taking place in some corner of a Godzilla movie.”
Escape Artists’ Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch are producing, alongside Tony Shaw who at first brought the property into Sony. AfterShock Media’s Lee Kramer and Jon Kramer will likewise produce.
Jiao Chen is regulating the project for Sony Pictures.
Rive Gauche negotiated the deal with Sony Pictures in the interest of AfterShock Media.
As Deadline previously detailed, Sony procured the film rights to The Kaiju Score in a competitive situation from AfterShock and author James Patrick in August 2020.
Cousins Brian and Mark Gunn most recently composed and executive produced 2019’s Brightburn, featuring Elizabeth Banks and produced by James Gunn.
Subsequent to beginning in TV, Brian and Mark Gunn moved into features, composing New Line’s Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, featuring Dwayne Johnson and Michael Caine, which grossed $335.3M WW. The Gunns as of now have projects being developed at New Line, Universal, and Amazon.
Brian and Mark Gunn are repped by ICM, Fourth Wall Management, and Hansen Jacobson.