Ron Howard To Adapt Spy Vs. Spy

spy-vs-spy300Ron Howard is looking to adapt the long running cartoon strip Spy vs. Spy as a live action comedy.

The strip contains no dialogue and features a load of violent encounters between two rival spies (one’s dressed in black, the other in white) and first appeared in Mad Magazine in the 60s.

David Koepp will produce with Howard and his Imagine Entertainment partner Brian Grazer with a script by John Kamps.

Personally, I don’t really remember the strip or the animated series but what I do remember are the many hours I spent playing the spin-off game on the NES which saw you as one of the spies as you looked for plans and booby-trapped draws and briefcases.