Tencent Pictures is teaming with Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin’s Free Association to produce a film adaptation of the comic “Zombie Brother”.
The top title on Tencent’s digital comics platform, the story follows a young man who lives in H City which has a populous slowly turning into zombies via contaminated water. As they devour one another and evolve in different ways, the young man seeks escape.
The comic has already been adapted in China as a hit animated series and stage play, but Tencent and Free Association plan to develop it for the international market with this.
Matt Lieberman will pen the script while David Sandberg (“Kung Fury”) is attached to direct. Tatum, Carolin, and Peter Kiernan will produce.