A Real Steel collection adaptation based mostly on the 2011 Hugh Jackman-led movie is in early levels of improvement at Disney+, in accordance with Variety.
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No author is hooked up but to the potential venture, and additional particulars concerning the plot of the collection haven’t but been launched. The authentic movie’s director Shawn Levy will produce by his 21 Laps manufacturing firm. Robert Zemeckis and Jack Rapke additionally govt produce through Compari Entertainment, together with Jacqueline Levine, and Angry Films’ Susan Montford and Don Murphy.
Written by John Gatins from a narrative by Dan Gilroy and Jeremy Leven, and based mostly on the quick story Steel by Richard Matheson, the 2011 sci-fi sports activities drama is ready within the close to future the place robotic boxing is a prime sport. Jackman performs Charlie Kenton who “used to be a prizefighter but lost his chance to win a title when heavy, towering robots took over the boxing ring. Now working as a small-time promoter, Charlie pieces together scrap metal into low-end fighters, barely earning enough to make it from one underground venue to the next. After hitting rock bottom, Charlie reluctantly teams with his estranged son, Max (Dakota Goyo), to build and train a championship robot for a last shot at redemption,” reads the movie’s synopsis.
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The Disney Branded Television collection shall be produced by twentieth Television.