Dark Horse Graphic Novel Adaptation ‘The Strange Case of Hyde’ Gets New Writer (Exclusive)

Albert Torres is re-working the screenplay for the big-screen adaptation of the Dark Horse graphic novel "The Strange Case of Hyde" 

Screenwriter Albert Torres  has come on board to re-write the script for feature film adaptation of the Dark Horse graphic novel, “The Strange Case of Hyde,” one of his representatives has told TheWrap.

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The film is based on the graphic novel of the same name, which was written by Cole Haddon and published in 2011.

“The Strange Case of Hyde” follow Dr. Jekyll, after he is allegedly rehabilitated, and released from prison to help hunt a new monster who appears to be using an improved version of the infamous Hyde serum.

The film is being produced by Dark Horse Entertainment, Skydance Productions and the Mark Gordon Company.

The now classic characters Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde first appeared in a novella by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1886.

Torres credits include “Henry Poole Is Here,” which starred Luke Wilson. He was also hired earlier this year to write a big-screen version of the Cartoon Network series “Ben 10” for Silver Pictures.”  He also came on board recently to re-write the script for “Akira” for Appian Way. Torres is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment and CAA.