Netflix is teaming with acclaimed comic writer Frank Miller and “Puss in Boots” writer/producer Tom Wheeler on the original drama series “Cursed”.
The streaming giant has handed out a ten-episode order for the project based on Miller and Wheeler’s upcoming illustrated young adult novel of the same name.
“Cursed” is a re-imagining of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of teenager Nimue who is destined to become the powerful (and tragic) Lady of the Lake.
After her mother’s death, she finds an unexpected partner in a young mercenary named Arthur in a quest to find Merlin and deliver an ancient sword. She becomes a symbol of courage and rebellion against the terrifying Red Paladins and their complicit King Uther.
Miller and Wheeler will executive produce. Wheeler is writing the book, with Miller providing full-colour and black-and-white illustrations.