Disney will move forward with 20 Century Fox’s August 7, 2020 release date for “The Empty Man.” The film is directed by David Prior and stars Owen Teague, Samantha Logan, and James Badge Dale. “The Empty Man,” is based on a graphic novel of the same name.
The film is about the trail of a missing girl, an ex-police officer, who witnessed the violent deaths of his wife and son, comes across a secretive group attempting to summon a terrifying supernatural entity.
The Empty Man was originally optioned by 20th Century Fox in 2016, the first project signed from Fox’s first-look deal with BOOM! Studios. The Empty Man is one of several BOOM! adaptations Disney inherited as part of its acquisition of 21st Century Fox.