Universal has picked up the rights to BOOM! Studios' comic book Talent written by Christopher Golden and TomSniegoski.

Nicole Brown of Marc Platt Productions brought the property to thestudio. Talentfollows a young professor who survives a plane crash and inherits the memoriesand skills of a boxer who perished in the disaster.

Marc Platt will produce along with Ross Richie and Andrew Cosby throughtheir Boom Entertainment label.

Universal Pictures'president of production Donna Langley, vice president of production Jeff Kirschenbaum,and creative executive David Ortiz will oversee the project for the studio.