Filmmakers Chris and Paul Weitz and Universal Television are teaming up with famed comics writer Grant Morrison on a TV series adaptation of Morrison’s upcoming comic title “Sinatoro”.
A modern take on the Tibetan Book of the Dead, the story follows a necronaut who is sent into the afterlife to save Earth from destruction.
Morrison initially wrote the project as a screenplay for a film that didn’t pan out. Now it and the comic and being re-tooled into a TV series with the help of “American Odyssey” co-creators Adam Armus and Kay Foster.
The Weitzs will executive produce with Armus, Foster, Morrison, Andrew Miano, Matt Pizzolo, Brett Gurewitz, Kristan Morrison and Adam Egypt Mortimer. A director will next be attached before heading out to buyers.
Source: Heat Vision