The Boys

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The Boys: Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay to write the screenplay
Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay have been engaged to adapt the comic book The Boys for Columbia.

Neal H. Moritz and his Columbia-based Original Film shingle are producing the film, which follows the adventures of a CIA squad, known informally as "the boys," whose job is to keep watch on the proliferation of superheroes and, if necessary, intimidate or eliminate them.

Kickstart's Jason Netter is also producing.