Actor Tom Hanks is about to star in a movie based mostly on Mattel motion toy determine Major Matt Mason.
Writer Akiva Goldsman is penning the screenplay for the venture, which has been arrange at Paramount Pictures, reported Variety.
The story, tailored from a brief story concerning the character from Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Chabon, follows Major Matt Mason, an astronaut who lives and works on the moon.
The toy determine’s reputation coincided with America’s personal area race within the 1960s, and has a bench of supporting characters like an area crew and alien allies and villains.
Goldsman has beforehand collaborated with the two-time Oscar-winning actor on movies resembling The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons.
Besides Paramount, the venture might be produced by Mattel Films.
Hanks at the moment options in filmmaker Marielle Heller’s A Beautiful Day within the Neighbourhood. The movie had its world premiere on the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday.