Soule’s comic credits include “Daredevil,” “She-Hulk,” and “Death of Wolverine.” He will handle the “Anyone” adaptation alongside Gareth Neame, Nigel Marchant, and Joanna Strevens from Carnival. The U.K.-based and NBCUniversal-backed producer is behind the “Downton Abbey” series and movie as well as shows including “Jamestown” and “Stan Lee’s Lucky Man.”
“Anyone” follows a brilliant female scientist who, searching for a cure for Alzheimer’s, creates a technology that allows human consciousness to travel between bodies. More than two decades later, the technology transforms society, from entertainment and travel to warfare, wreaking global havoc.
“’Anyone’ is a story about having, losing and seeking identity and connection,” Soule said. “I think its themes will resonate strongly in today’s world,