STX Entertainment, China’s Tencent Pictures, and Channing Tatum’s Free Association production company are all teaming up for the film adaptation of the digital comics title “Zombie Brother”.
The story follows XiaoFei who used to be an ordinary guy from H city. After the spring water was contaminated with a virus, the residents became zombies one by one and were gradually evolving.
The top title on Tencent’s digital comics and animation platform, the digital comic has garnered more than 17 billion views over 348 episodes, and its animated series has attracted more than 3.7 billion views across its first two seasons.
The franchise has also been adapted into both a mobile game and a popular stage play. STXfilms will distribute the film domestically and Tencent Pictures will distribute in China.