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AMC Developing ‘Thief of Thieves’ TV Series

Following the success of The Walking Dead tv show, it looks like AMC is poised to take another of Robert Kirkman’s co-created comics to the airwaves. According to The Hollywood Reporter, AMC has a tv adaptation of Kirkman, Nick Spencer and artist Shawn Martinbrough’s Thief of Thieves from Image Comics’ Skybound imprint in development. The Walking Dead producer David Alpert is currently attached, with Dexter’s Chic Eglee named as the series’ tentative showrunner. Currently in its third issue, Thief of Thieves tells the story of a master thief living a double life as he attempts to reconnect with the only family he has while working to quit his chosen profession — all while eluding the FBI.”Much like The Walking Dead brought horror to television in a unique and groundbreaking way, I feel Thief of Thieves can do the same thing for heist stories, showing the humanity of all the characters, including the criminals,” Kirkman told THR.

Should the show come to fruition in the next year or so, it will have less comic book source material to draw from than The Walking Dead, giving those behind the show’s reigns plenty of wiggle room to chart their own continuity course. Considering how much TWD has already deviated from the comic, however, Thief of Thieves fans will likely be along for the ride regardless of what does or doesn’t make it to TV.

[Via THR]

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