Zack Whedon Penning Talent

Variety reports that TV writer Zack Whedon ("Rubicon," "Fringe") has been hired to write the script for Talent, an adaptation of the graphic novel at Universal.

The movie is about a "professor who, after surviving a plane crash, finds he has inherited the abilities of the passengers who have died. A secret group hunts him down when he begins to use those abilities."

Marc Platt is producing via his Marc Platt Productions along with Ross Richie and Andrew Cosby.