NYCC News: RZA (Robert Fitzgerald Diggs), the former hip-hop producer and Wu-Tang Clan frontman, will team with producer Reginald Hudlin and writer Grant Morrison to bring Morrison’s Image Comics series Happy to the big screen. RZA’s initial directorial effort, The Man With Iron Fists, which stars Russell Crowe, Rick Yune, and Lucy Liu, is slated to debut on November 2nd.
According to The Hollywood Reporter
, Morrison is writing the screenplay for Happy,
the story of a seedy corrupt cop-turned-hitman whose life is turned around when he starts seeing Happy, a cheerful little blue horse that will just not give in to adversity. This yuletide tale of redemption has been compared to an It’s a Wonderful Life
saga set in a Sin City