Film company Lionsgate has offered Chris Evans the main role in the film “Jekyll” (“Jekyll”), the mini-series BBC 2007 created by Steven Moffatt (“Doctor Who,” “Sherlock”).
The British series is based, in turn, on the work of Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde“, but the event moved to contemporary London.
In the center of the plot a descendant of Jekyll’s, and also Dr. Tom Jackman, who continues to suffer from the family curse. With coming into medicine advanced technology he tries to rein in his violent maniac is Mr. Hyde to protect him from his family, the existence of which the villain does not know.
But Dr. Jackman is hunting a mysterious ancient organization with unlimited financial possibilities, which controls their every movement and seeks to use Hyde in his mysterious plans. The return of doctor Jekyll was not accidental.
The screenplay for a feature version of the series writing as Anthony Bagarozzi (“Goodfellas”) and Charles mondry, producers Ellen de Dzheneris and Jeff Kliman.