Twentieth Century Fox has purchased the film rights to Matt Kindt’s indie comic book series Mind MGMT. The tsudio has purchased the project for Ridley Scott’s Scott Free production shingle. He will be joined by Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg of Dark Horse Entertainment, the comic’s publisher.
The book centers on Henry Lime, a former agent for a secret government organization that uses psychic spies who goes on the run after his he temporarily looses control of his powers and causes the populace of a town to kill one another. After years of being in hiding, Lime save the life of true-crime author Meru, who has her own connections to
The monthly series premiered last May to strong reviews and made several critics Top 10 lists at the end of the year. Kindt has stated that he plans to have the series run 36 issues.
Currently Fox is looking for a screenwriter.