Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:45:00 GMT | By IANS

Will Smith to adapt 'Harlem Hellfighters' for film

Actor Will Smith and Sony Pictures brings Max Brooks' 'Harlem Hellfighters' to the big screen


Will Smith to adapt 'Harlem Hellfighters' for film (© AP)

Los Angeles: Will Smith has reportedly signed on to produce a film adaptation of the graphic novel 'Harlem Hellfighters'.

The 45-year-old actor will team up with Sony Pictures to bring Max Brooks' upcoming novel, which is inspired by the true story of the all African-American 369th Infantry Regiment which fought in the US Army During World War I and II.

Sony Pictures owns the rights to the graphic novel.

So far there has been no indication as to whether Smith will also appear in the movie, reports contactmusic.

'Harlem Hellfighters' writer Max Brooks is best known for writing the book 'World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War', which was later adapted into successful zombie horror 'World War Z', which starred Brad Pitt.

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