Astro City Film Adaptation Planned

Working Title has announced a film adaptation of Kurt Busiek’s 1995 multi-award winning graphic novel series “Astro City”.

The story follows four superheroes – Samaritan, Winged Victory, the Hanged Man and Jack-in-the-Box – whp patrol the skies, protect a city and uphold justice. Meanwhile the ‘normal’ people have to cope with a life surrounded by danger and wonder, their lives interacting with those of the heroes above.

Busiek will write the treatment and executive produce.