eOne develops a TV series based on comics: deadline

EXCLUSIVE: eOne is developing a television series based on the paranormal hitmen writer’s comics Brett Murphy and illustrator wilson gandolfo.

billed as Ghostbusters satisfies pulp fiction, paranormal hitmen is an irreverent action-comedy that follows Gene Rizzo and Devon Grace, two mob hit men whose lives are turned upside down when they are accidentally recruited into a secret government agency tasked with hunting down paranormal threats. These low-level criminals then face threats from the living AND the dead, determined to control the world of the paranormal, while literally facing the ghosts of their past.

The first edition of paranormal hitmen was released by Behemoth Entertainment (the company recently acquired by Sumerian Records and Films) in January. (Behemoth owns the rights to all titles in the series.) eOne will produce the television series under the direction of the late Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner. rock altar label, with Goldner and Josh Feldman serving as executive producers alongside Murphy and Gandolpho.

Murphy is a comic book writer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who burst onto the scene with his first well-received series, paranormal hitmen, and is currently writing various projects, including licensed work for Behemoth Comics. Gandolpho is an emerging Brazilian artist with a passion for creating new and unique characters, whose work in paranormal hitmen it was a hit with readers in the United States and abroad.

eOne is part of the global games and entertainment company Hasbro, a talent-driven independent studio specializing in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sale of entertainment content. The company brings both original and existing content to market, sourcing IP from Hasbro’s portfolio of more than 1,500 brands, and through a diversified network of creative partners and eOne companies. Other projects recently announced by eOne include a Play-Doh movie written by Emily V. Gordon and produced by Jon M. Chu, which the latter could also direct; a television adaptation of the New York Times best-selling YA novel They both die at the endco-written and produced by Bridgertonby Chris Van Dusen; a couple of bitcoin money laundering scandal projects he’s developing with Forbes Entertainment; to Dungeons and Dragons series led by red notice filmmaker Rawson Marshall Thurber; and his high-concept thriller Tarot with Fuller Media, which Scary stories to tell in the dark Director André Øvredal is directing.

Altar Rock is an independent production company founded in 2017 by the late Goldner, who pioneered Hasbro’s entry into entertainment, building numerous multi-billion dollar franchises, including transformers, My Little Pony and G.I. Joe. The goal of the company now led by Feldman and the Goldner family is to create the next generation of writer- and director-driven IP; stories that begin on the screen and live everywhere. Also in the works of Altar Rock is the photo of the cop-swindler Blackfriar’s from director Will Gluck.

Behemoth is a comic book and video game publisher located in Texas. They sell over 500,000 comics a year and currently rank 8th in total market share among English-speakers. comic book publishers in the revenue generated. your title You promised me darkness #1 is the best-selling black-and-white debut issue since 2013 Batman: Black and White #1. Behemoth has worked with licensed partners like Netflix and Ubisoft, among others, and is currently distributed globally by Simon & Schuster. They merged with Sumerian Records in March 2022.

Behemoth Entertainment was represented in the deal paranormal hitmen by The Tobias Literary Agency and UTA, who also represent Murphy and Gandolpho. The authors were also represented by Amanda Schreyer at Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton. Altar Rock is represented by UTA.

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