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What do you do when the future of Ron Burgundy is uncertain? Make a superhero movie!

Hollywood Insider reports that Adam McKay is in talks with Sony Pictures to direct 'The Boys,' an adaptation of the comic book series by Garth Ennis ('Preacher').

'The Boys' takes place in an ultra-violent world in which several people have superpowers. The Boys is the name of a CIA-like organization assigned to keep these people in line through various intimidation tactics and sometimes murder. What do you do when the future of Ron Burgundy is uncertain? Make a superhero movie!

Hollywood Insider reports that Adam McKay is in talks with Sony Pictures to direct 'The Boys,' an adaptation of the comic book series by Garth Ennis ('Preacher').

'The Boys' takes place in an ultra-violent world where several people have superpowers. The Boys is the name of a CIA-like organization assigned to keep these people in line through various intimidation tactics and sometimes murder.

'The Boys' would be a considerable change of pace for McKay, who has collaborated with Will Ferrell on several comedies, including 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,' 'Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby' and 'Step Brothers' (pictured).

The latest McKay-Ferrell collaboration, 'The Other Guys,' opens Aug. 6.