Legendary Acquires Martin Helgeland's Dragon-Themed Script 'Slayer'

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The writer creates a fantasy-filled story about a father who leaves a dragon-slaying legacy to his son.

Legendary Pictures is going dragon hunting: the production company has picked up a modern-day fantasy spec script called Slayer.

The script is written by Martin Helgeland, the son of Brian Helgeland, a veteran scribe whose credits range from L.A. Confidential to Man on Fire. The younger Helgeland is a student at Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles and this is his first script.

Slayer is described as a modern-day story about a young doctor whose estranged father dies and he finds out the old man was a dragon and creature slayer. The doctor must become a slayer too.

Alex Garcia and Alex Hedlund are overseeing for Legendary.

Martin Helgeland is repped by WME.

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