Re: Tim Boyle's The Phantom
The Mandrake movie is in Development Hell. But sometimes, you can get lucky. For example, Johnny Depp is set to star in Hunter S. Thompson's Rum Diary (i would be the non-sequel to Fear and Loathing) and that movie has been in limbo for a while.
[I]"For me, I hope people take away when they see 'The Force Awakens' is the sense that in the most ordinary life, the most extraordinary things can happen."
-- J.J. Abrams