The action story based on the Hasbro property is earmarked for release in the US on Apr 11, 2014 and will open internationally through Relativity’s global network of distribution partners.

Relativity CEO, Ryan Kavanaugh will produce with Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner and svp and managing director of motion pictures Bennett Schneir. Relativity president Tucker Tooley will serve as executive producer.

It is understood the live-action story will be a gritty introduction to Lucas Armstrong as he undergoes an operation granting him superhuman powers.