Danny Boyle Sets ‘Methuselah’ With Michael B. Jordan At Warner Bros

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Danny Boyle is set to direct Michael B. Jordan in Methuselah at Warner Bros.

Simon Beaufoy, who won an adapted screenplay Oscar for the Boyle-directed Slumdog Millionaire and was nominated for the Boyle-directed 127 Hours, is looking to rewrite the script based on the biblical story of a man who lived to be close to 970 years old. Tony Gilroy wrote the previous draft off James Watkins’ treatment.

Jordan is producing through his Outlier Society label, which has a deal at Warners. Heyday’s David Heyman and Jeffrey Clifford are also aboard.

Boyle most recently directed Yesterday.

Variety first reported the news.

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