Oscar nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain, Nightcrawler) has signed on to star in the big screen adaptation of the graphic novel Oblivion Song. The comic was created by Robert Kirkman and Lorenzo De Felici, and it has been picked up by New Republic Pictures. Gyllenhaal’s production company Nine Stories will produce the film with Riva Marker and Kirkman via his shingle Skybound Entertainment. Her’s the synopsis:
“Oblivion Song” chronicles Nathan Cole, a man who makes daily trips to try and rescue those still living in Oblivion, an apocalyptic hellscape in Philadelphia that was lost a decade prior, along with 300,000 of its citizens.