NICK JONAS TO LEAD
THE BLACKSMITH THRILLER
|Nick Jonas will lead the new thriller|
As Deadline reports, Nick will play Wes Loomis, a ‘Blacksmith’ – the intelligence community’s go-to weapons expert. When his clandestine lab is destroyed and his colleagues murdered, he must go on the run with only his unique set of technological skills and the help of a brilliant, young CIA analyst Noelle Hazlitt to keep him alive. They seek out Mather (Fishburne), a retired blacksmith and Wes’ mentor, to help guide them! Based on the graphic novel by Malik Evans and Richard Sparkman, the movie is planned as a potential franchise.
'THE CITY OF BRASS'
EPIC TV SERIES AT NETFLIX
Edgar Wright's newly established production company Complete Fiction will turn S.A. Chakraborty's THE CITY OF BRASS, first part of The
Daevabad trilogy, into a historical fantasy series at Netflix! Published in 2017 by Harper Collins, and set in Egypt, the 500 and plus pages long novel brings an alternative 18th century Middle East, and follows Nahri, a talented con woman who uses palm reading and sleight of hand to swindle Ottoman nobles. During an exorcism in Cairo, she summons a djinn warrior named Dara. Nahri is taken on a journey where she meets spirits and monsters, and grows close with Dara, while the future of a magical Middle Eastern kingdom rests in the hands of a clever and defiant young con artist with miraculous healing gifts!
|City of Brass was published back in 2017|