Hopes for John Layman and Rob Guillory's Image Comics series about banned chicken and food-based powers, Chew, coming to Showtime as a live-action series were dashed back in February, but at least one screen adaptation is definitely happening, and it'll be animated.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Quality Transmedia, the company of producer Jeff Krelitz, snatched up Chew when Showtime opted not to pursue a series beyond the pilot stage. Krelitz is planning to take Chew on a similar route to the one he took with Image series Peter Panzerfaust, which he first adapted into a motion comic before it was picked up by BBC Worldwide for TV development.
One of the best comic book series of recent memory -- perhaps ever -- is coming to premium cable television courtesy of the writer of the most popular comic book movie we've yet seen. David Goyer, co-writer of Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and the forthcoming The Dark Knight Rises is developing a new Showtime television series baed on 100 Bullets, the hugely acclaimed Vertigo comic book created by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso...
Image Comics' fan-favorite series Chew is the latest indie comic to get the TV treatment. Showtime has acquired a pilot script for a half-hour comedy based on the deeply idiosyncratic cop story about a man who gets psychic impressions from the things (and people) he eats...
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