Zack Snyder (Dawn of the Dead, 300) is attached to directed Warner Bros. upcoming adaptation of Ray Bradbury's The Illustrated Man. Snyder will also produce the film, written by Alex Tse (who also wrote the screenplay for Snyder's current project, Watchmen), under his production shingle Cruel and Unusual Films. Co-producing will be Denise DiNovi (Edward Scissorhands), Frank Darabont, and Snyder's wife Deborah.
The original book was a collection of short stories narrated by a man whose living tattoos told the future. A previous adaptation from 1969 stars Rod Steiger in the title role and also features Claire Bloom.