U goes ‘Psycho’ over comicbook

1991 miniseries follows superhuman govt. agent

HOLLYWOOD — Universal Pictures has optioned DC Comics’ “The Psycho,” with Circle of Confusion attached to produce.

Written by James Hudnall and drawn by Dan Brereton, “The Psycho” was originally published in 1991 as a three-comic miniseries.

Comicbook tells the story of a man forced to become what he hates most, a superhuman agent who serves the government, in order to prove himself innocent of a crime he didn’t commit.

Circle of Confusion’s David Engel, who also manages Hudnall and Brereton, will produce. Exec producers are Circle of Confusion’s Lawrence Mattis and Jason Lust.

U director of development Jeffrey Kirschenbaum brought the project into the studio and will oversee its development.

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