Drew Goddard to Develop Adaptation of Graphic Novel “Sabrina”

Drew Goddard. Photo by Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock (9889777cq)

Nick Drnaso’s graphic novel is heading to the big screen.

Sabrina, published in 2018 was the of its genre to be long-listed for the prestigious Man Booker Prize. The screenplay will be penned by the Oscar-nominated scribe Drew Goddard. Goddard who most recently penned, directed and produced Bad Times at the El Royale, is also planned to direct the project.

According to Variety, the 2018 graphic novel was to first It follows a grieving man after his girlfriend, Sabrina, goes missing. He goes to live with his old friend — an Air Force surveillance expert agent who is dealing with a failed marriage — when a grisly videotape is anonymously sent to news outlets and Sabrina’s disappearance goes viral. As the 24-hour news cycle and social media take hold of the story, the two men are targeted by vitriolic conspiracy theorists that threaten their sense of the truth and their faith in each other.

Goddard’s other credits include executive producer of the NBC comedy series The Good Place, co-creator of The Defenders and creator of Daredevil.