The comic is positively dripping with a queasy atmosphere, and we know people would turn out for a movie about a magically horrifying venereal disease, because the similarly themed It Follows was a hit. But instead of random people slowly shuffling toward victims, here the beleaguered sexually active teens have to deal with this insanity:
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The creeptastic tone would be perfect for a director like David Fincher, which is why it's not surprising that he spent five damn years trying to make a Black Hole movie. Even more promising, the screenplay was originally slated to be written by Neil Gaiman and Pulp Fiction co-writer Roger Avary. Gaiman and Avary eventually left the project because Fincher's process "consisted of having over ten drafts, done over and over," which Gaiman turned down in the most soothing, dulcet British voice you've ever heard. Fincher himself abandoned the project to focus on The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, to the enjoyment of literally no one. Now Rick Famuyiwa, who directed the indie hit Dope, is reportedly adapting the comic, but there hasn't been any news about it in a year.