James Badge Dale may not be a household name but he’s certainly in demand. Just in 2013 he popped up in Iron Man 3, The Lone Ranger, World War Z and Parkland. However they were all supporting roles, but now he may be stepping into the central part, as TheWrap reports that he is in talks to star in the supernatural thriller Spectral.
The movie is about a covert special-ops unit that is tasked with battling supernatural beings which have taken over New York City. The film ha described as a supernatural Black Hawk Down.
Ian Fried penned the original treatment, with the script written by George Nolfi (The Adjustment Bureau), with John Gatins providing a rewrite. Nic Mathieu is directing, with Legendary Pictures backing the movie.