James Badge Dale in Talks to Star in 'Spectral'

Nic Mathieu is directing what is being described as a supernatural "Black Hawk Down."
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James Badge Dale

James Badge Dale is in negotiations to star in Spectral, Legendary’s supernatural thriller being directed by Nic Mathieu.

Spectral centers on a special-ops team that fights supernatural beings that have taken over New York City. It has been described as a supernatural Black Hawk Down.

Ian Fried wrote the original treatment with the script written by George Nolfi, followed by a rewrite by John Gatins.

Dale was in three tentpoles last year: World War Z, Iron Man 3 and Lone Ranger. He is repped by CAA, MJ Management and attorney Geoff Oblath.