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Multiple Man Courtesy of James Franco, Simon Kinberg, and Allan Heinberg

Deadline is reporting that James Franco is looking to play Jamie Maddrox, Multiple Man in a movie from Fox. The script is being written by Allan Heinberg, and Simon Kinberg and Genre Films are producing it along with Franco and Ramona Films.

Multiple Man is a part of Marvel Comics‘ X-Men universe and is a character who has the ability to create copies of himself with the first appearing when the doctor slapped him to breathe when he was born.

The character has ranged in numerous types of stories from superhero adventures to detective noir and thus the movie could cover a wide range of genres.

This is the latest spin-off for the “X” Universe for Fox which has included Deadpool and its sequel, The New Mutants, the upcoming Gambit, and a new X-film X-Men: Dark Phoenix.