'The Great Unknown' Lands 'Macgruber' Director Jorma Taccone

New Line Cinema has acquired Duncan Rouleau's comic book series about a man convinced his great ideas are being stolen from his mind.

Jorma Taccone will direct The Great Unknown
Jorma Taccone will direct The Great Unknown
MacGruber director Jorma Taccone has signed on to make the New Line Cinema comic book adaptation The Great Unknown.

The project is based on Duncan Rouleau's comic book series, which centers on a slacker who becomes convinced that all of his great ideas are somehow being pilfered from his mind. Even though he can't convince his friends and family that his thoughts are being stolen, he goes on a quest to find the idea theifs.

Duncan Rouleau also works at Man of Action Studios, which is behind animated TV series' such as Ben 10 and the new Disney XD show Ultimate Spider-Man.

Jorma Taccone will direct The Great Unknown from an adapted screenplay by Michael Starrbury, with Mark Gordon and Jennifer Todd producing. No production schedule was given.



Sources: Heat Vision Blog

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  1. Cripple

    I actually laughed my ass off in MacGruber. Interested to see how he does with this.

    3 years agoby @crippleFlag

  2. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    I'm reminded of the time when I had the idea of bullets colliding with each other. Then Wanted came out and i felt robbed.

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag