Netflix has brought on Brian Helgeland to write and direct Button Man, based on the graphic novel by John Wagner and Arthur Ranson.
Button Man tells the story of ex-military contractor Harry Exton. The first true hero of the post-truth age, Harry’s a proxy in a clandestine competition among the super rich. Paid to fight to the death in modern-day gladiatorial contests, Harry sets out on a relentless journey to use these twisted elites’ own dark machine to bring their corrupt world crashing down.
Matt Reeves’ 6th & Idaho will produce with Roger Kass and Addictive Pictures. The producers are 6th & Idaho’s Matt Reeves and Adam Kassan; RingTheJing Entertainment’s Roger Kass; and Addictive Pictures’ John Schoenfelder and Russell Ackerman
The executive producers are 6th & Idaho’s Rafi Crohn, and John Wagner and Arthur Ranson. The co-producers is Will Janowitz.