Shane Black, co-writer and director of Iron Man 3, is set to co-write and direct Doc Savage for Sony Pictures.
One of the most popular characters of the pulps of the 1930s and 40s, Doc Savage was also popularized on radio, film and television. He is a scientist, physician, adventurer, inventor, explorer and researcher. He has been trained since birth to be nearly superhuman in every way, with outstanding strength, a photographic memory, and vast knowledge and intelligence. He uses his skills and powers to punish evil wherever in the world he finds it.
If you come across a guy in the street dancing joyously about this news, that’s probably my father. Feel free to give him a high five.