DreamWorks Animation to adapt the Comic Book MAINTENANCE

DreamWorks Animation has acquired the film rights to a comic book from Oni Press called Maintenance, which they plan adapt into a feature film. 

The comic book was was written by Jim Massey and illustrated by Robbi Rodriguez, and was released back in 2006. The story follows the exploits of two janitors who work for TerroMax, Inc., the world's biggest and best evil science think tank. When they're not dealing with toxic spill monsters and menial time machine repairs, they have to contend with their boss, a multitude of mad scientists, jetpack-equipped cavemen, alien repomen, and the cute girl who works at reception.

The project was previously set up at Warner Bros. with McG attached to direct, thankfully that never happened. I'm not a big fan of the McG. For some reason Warners let go of the rights and DreamWorks snatched them up. 

Here's the description of the comic:

You think your job is bad? Well, Doug and Manny have you beat! These guys are janitors! But they're not your typical custodial crew--no, sir! They work for TerroMax, Inc., the world's biggest and best evil science think tank! When they're not dealing with toxic spill monsters and menial time machine repairs, they have to contend with their boss, a multitude of mad scientists, jetpack-equipped cavemen , alien repomen, and the cute girl who works at reception!

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