A series adaptation of the David Cronenberg film Scanners is in development at HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The iconic director will reportedly produce.
The 1981 horror cult classic is about a small group of super-powered people with psychic, telepathic, and telekinetic powers.
The film's plot centers on an attempt by the renegade Darryl Revok--played by Michael Ironside--to wage a war against the weapons and security corporation ConSec, which seeks to use people with these abilities for their own purposes.
In the version currently in development at HBO, William Bridges (Black Mirror) will showrun and write for the series alongside Yann Demange (Lovecraft Country), who will direct.Read more on gamespot.com