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Russo, Sosenko are ‘Too Cool’

Duo to write graphic novel adaptation

Rocky Russo and Jeremy Sosenko have been tapped to pen the bigscreen adaptation of graphic novel “Too Cool to Be Forgotten” from indies Red Crown Prods. and Likely Story.

Pic is the first to come out of Likely Story’s first-look deal with Top Shelf Comix, whose graphic novel output also includes “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” and “Blankets.”

Alex Robinson’s “Too Cool” centers on a man whose hypnotherapy session seemingly transports him back into his 15-year-old body in 1985. Adaptors Russo and Sosenko are also among the writers of upcoming sketch-comedy pic “Movie 43.”

Red Crown Prods.’ Daniela Taplin Lundberg and Daniel Crown produce with Anthony Bregman of Likely Story. Stefanie Azpiazu and Riva Marker are onboard as exec producers. No helmer has yet been attached to the project.

Likely Story recently bowed the Weinstein Co. pickup “Lay the Favorite” at the Sundance Film Festival, where Red Crowd Prods. preemed “Goats.”

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