You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Fox Picks Up ‘Who Is Jake Ellis?’ With David Yates on Board to Direct

Chernin Entertainment is producing

Fox has picked up rights to the Image comicbook “Who Is Jake Ellis?” with David Yates attached to direct.

Chernin Entertainment is producing.

Story follows a former CIA analyst and mercenary spy on the run who is protected only by the mysterious title character “Jake Ellis,” a man seemingly invisible to everyone except him but who has a unique knowledge of certain things the analyst desperately needs.

David Ready will oversee for Chernin, and Jason Young will oversee for Fox.

The CAA-repped Yates is currently meeting with actors for Warner Bros.’ reboot of “Tarzan,” which he is directing.

The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.

More Film

  • Samuel L. Jackson's Frozone Saves the

    'Incredibles 2': Samuel L. Jackson's Frozone Saves the Day in CinemaCon Footage

    Fox has picked up rights to the Image comicbook “Who Is Jake Ellis?” with David Yates attached to direct. Chernin Entertainment is producing. Story follows a former CIA analyst and mercenary spy on the run who is protected only by the mysterious title character “Jake Ellis,” a man seemingly invisible to everyone except him but […]

  • solo a star wars story

    'Solo: A Star Wars Story' CinemaCon Footage Shows Han Meeting Lando

    Fox has picked up rights to the Image comicbook “Who Is Jake Ellis?” with David Yates attached to direct. Chernin Entertainment is producing. Story follows a former CIA analyst and mercenary spy on the run who is protected only by the mysterious title character “Jake Ellis,” a man seemingly invisible to everyone except him but […]

  • Disney CinemaCon

    Disney Debuts Live-Action 'Lion King,' 'Dumbo,' 'Aladdin' Footage at CinemaCon

    Fox has picked up rights to the Image comicbook “Who Is Jake Ellis?” with David Yates attached to direct. Chernin Entertainment is producing. Story follows a former CIA analyst and mercenary spy on the run who is protected only by the mysterious title character “Jake Ellis,” a man seemingly invisible to everyone except him but […]

  • eddie kalish Obit

    Marketing Executive Eddie Kalish Dies at 79

    Fox has picked up rights to the Image comicbook “Who Is Jake Ellis?” with David Yates attached to direct. Chernin Entertainment is producing. Story follows a former CIA analyst and mercenary spy on the run who is protected only by the mysterious title character “Jake Ellis,” a man seemingly invisible to everyone except him but […]

  • Will Smith arrives at the U.S.

    'Aladdin' Teased at CinemaCon, Will Smith Won't Imitate Robin Williams

    Fox has picked up rights to the Image comicbook “Who Is Jake Ellis?” with David Yates attached to direct. Chernin Entertainment is producing. Story follows a former CIA analyst and mercenary spy on the run who is protected only by the mysterious title character “Jake Ellis,” a man seemingly invisible to everyone except him but […]

  • Chris Evans

    Chris Evans Talks 'Infinity War,' Broadway and His Future With Captain America

    Fox has picked up rights to the Image comicbook “Who Is Jake Ellis?” with David Yates attached to direct. Chernin Entertainment is producing. Story follows a former CIA analyst and mercenary spy on the run who is protected only by the mysterious title character “Jake Ellis,” a man seemingly invisible to everyone except him but […]

  • Cinemark, RealD Renew 3D Agreement Through

    Cinemark, RealD Renew 3D Agreement Through 2022

    Fox has picked up rights to the Image comicbook “Who Is Jake Ellis?” with David Yates attached to direct. Chernin Entertainment is producing. Story follows a former CIA analyst and mercenary spy on the run who is protected only by the mysterious title character “Jake Ellis,” a man seemingly invisible to everyone except him but […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content