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Heartthrob Comic Book Optioned

August 28, 2017 Heartthrob Comic Book Optioned Oni Press has announced that Heartthrob by Christopher Sebela, Robert Wilson IV, and Nick Filardi has been optioned by Studio 8 for a potential television series. Heartthrob is the critically acclaimed comic book that mixes romance and heists in a story about second

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Black Comic Book Optioned

August 3, 2017 Black Comic Book Optioned EXCLUSIVE: HBO and Amazon are developing their respective controversial alt-history series Confederate and Black America for the small screen, but Studio 8 is aiming bigger with Black. With its premise of a nation where only African-Americans possess superpowers, the comic series from Black Mask Studios

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Princeless Comic Book Optioned

July 22, 2017 Princeless Comic Book Optioned Sony Pictures has optioned movie rights to the Action Lab Comics series Princeless. Created by Jeremy Whitley and Emily Martin, the series follows a young black princess who, instead of waiting for a prince to save her, takes matters into her own hands.

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Mind MGMT Comic Book Optioned

July 17, 2017 Mind MGMT Comic Book Optioned Dark Horse Entertainment and Universal Cable Productions are sticking together. The comic book company has renewed its first-look deal with the studio on the heels of Umbrella Academy‘s recent series order at Netflix. Under the re-upped pact, the two will continue to develop

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Spencer and Locke Comic Book Optioned

July 10, 2017 Spencer and Locke Comic Book Optioned Debuting this past April from Action Lab Entertainment, David Pepose and Jorge Santiago Jr.’s Spencer & Locke made immediate waves in the comic book industry. So much, in fact, that Hitman producer Adrian Askarieh has already optioned the movie rights to the series. “I

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Superman Red Son Comic Book Optioned

June 27, 2017 Superman Red Son Comic Book Optioned Superman Headlines Pictures Videos Wallpaper It started with an exchange between Mark Millar and Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts which saw the latter reveal that Warner Bros. had turned down his pitch for a Superman: Red Son movie but Den

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Duke Nukem and Borderlands Comic Books Optioned

June 14, 2017 Duke Nukem and Borderlands Comic Books Optioned Gearbox Software has provided an update on the Borderlands movie while also revealing plans to make a Duke Nukem adaptation. Comic book movies are currently enjoying a renaissance, and next up might be video game movies. It’s no secret that

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The Witcher Comic Book Optioned

May 17, 2017 The Witcher Comic Book Optioned Netflix is developing and producing an English-language TV show based on The Witcher. The franchise started life as a series of fantasy novels by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, before being turned into a number of critically acclaimed video games. Now it’s coming

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Wayward Comic Book Optioned

May 15, 2017 Wayward Comic Book Optioned Jim Zub and Steven Cummings’ Wayward ongoing comic series from Image has been optioned for television by Manga Entertainment, the UK-based co-producer and distributor of several anime franchises such as Ghost in the Shell and Street Fighter Alpha. The blurb here says the series

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The Old Guard Comic Book Optioned

April 4, 2017 The Old Guard Comic Book Optioned THR is reporting that Skydance Productions has picked up the rights to Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez’s new Image Comics series The Old Guard, tapping Rucka to pen a script for the movie adaptation. The Old Guard follows “a small group

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Invincible Comic Book Optioned

April 4, 2017 Invincible Comic Book Optioned Comic fans Rogen and Goldberg will write, direct and produce a movie adaptation, with the ‘Walking Dead’ creator also producing. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are teaming up with Robert Kirkman to bring the Walking Dead creator’s comic book Invincible to the big

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Archer & Armstrong Comic Book Optioned

March 31, 2017 Archer & Armstrong Comic Book Optioned ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ writer Terry Rossio is also on board for the adaptation of the comic book. Valiant Entertainment, the independent comic publisher behind Harbinger, Bloodshot and X-O Manowar, is continuing its move into movie production. Heat Vision has learned that the

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