Netflix has signed a first-look TV series deal with comic book and graphic novel publisher, Boom! Studios.
“BOOM! characters are innately special, they’re colourful, diverse and varied and their stories have the power to ignite something in all of us,” said Brian Wright, Vice President, Original Series at Netflix. “We can’t wait to bring these stories from the page to the screen to fans in every corner of the world.”
The deal covers possible live-action and animated TV series adaptations of Boom! Studios titles such as Lumberjanes, Something is Killing the Children, Once & Future, and Mouse Guard.
“We generate 20+ new original series a year and are thrilled to partner with a company that is as prolific as we are,” company CEO and Founder Ross Richie said. “BOOM!’s unique partnership model of controlling the media rights to our library benefits creators by positioning them to be packaged with high-end directors, screenwriters, and producers. We’re thrilled to continue our track record of translating our best-selling award-winning library with the best TV talent in the business but now with the undisputed leader of the new streaming era.”
If you’re new to some of Boom! Studios titles then I would recommend checking out the following:
Boom! Studios CEO and Founder Ross Richie and President of Development, Stephen Cristy will be executive producers on all shows produced through the deal.
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