Spider-Man Creator Stan Lee's Life Is Being Turned into an Action Movie--Report



Stan Lee's cameos are a regular part of Marvel movies, but the comic book legend could be heading to the big screen in a very different form. It has been reported that the rights to Lee's life story have been bought for a potential action movie.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lee has sold his life rights to Fox, who produce the big screen version of the X-Men and The Fantastic Four. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, who have previously produced movies such as Twilight, The Maze Runner, and the upcoming Power Rangers, are overseeing the project.

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The site reports that rather than turn Lee's life story into a straight biopic, the studio is looking to adapt it into a period action adventure, with the tone of Kingsman: The Secret Service or "Roger Moore's 007."

Lee's first break in the comics industry came in 1961, when he co-created the Fantastic Four with artist Jack Kirby, after years of struggling as a writer for a variety of publishers. In the following years he helped create such as now-legendary superheroes as Spider-Man, Hulk, the X-Men, and Iron Man.

As the THR notes, no writer has yet been hired to develop the movie.

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