) has always found a fascinating balance in directing both B-level action/horror films and hyper-creative family vehicles. According to "The Hollywood Reporter," the multi-talented director will next hop aboard a family-friendly project for Warner Bros.
, a live-action adaptation of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon Jonny Quest
. Along with directing the film, Rodriguez will rewrite the Dan Mazeau
-penned script (a 2008 Black List item) with family adventure staple Terry Rossio
(Pirates of the Caribbean). The film will be Rodriguez's first family venture since 2011's Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
. The original Jonny Quest
ran from 1964 to 1965 and followed Quest, his father Dr. Quest, bodyguard/government agent Race Bannon and Dr. Quest's adopted son Hadji as they globetrotted on various adventures. A Quest film has been in development for quite some time, with a project featuring Zac Efron
as Quest and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as