Los Angeles: "The Fantastic Four" star Michael B Jordan is in talks to star in the vampire comedy "Blood Brothers".
The 28-year-old "Fruitvale Station" actor will play Tree, one of the key leads in the movie which follows two vampire best friends whose relationship enters a crisis, reported Aceshowbiz.
"Blood Brothers" is based on Dark Horse comic series of the same name written by Mike Gagerman and Andrew Waller.
Etan Cohen of "Men in Black 3" fame joins Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly as screenwriter. A director has yet to be named for the project.
Jordan was last seen in "The Fantastic Four" as Human Torch, will next star in boxing drama "Creed", which reunites him with "Fruitvale Station" director Ryan Coogler.
He also recently signed up for "Just Mercy", a drama from "Short Term 12" helmer Destin Cretton.
"Blood Brother" is expected to hit US theatres in 2017.