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Posted May 19, 2015 by Norby Ela in Comics
 
 

HUMANOIDS Gets Multiple Movie Deals!

Iconic L.A. based graphic novel publisher Humanoids announced during the Cannes Film Festival a three picture deal with production company Full House that includes Legion, Bouncer, and The Zombies That Ate The World.

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Legion is based on the graphic novel I Am Legion  by fan favorite comic book creator John Cassaday (Marvel’s Star Wars) and French writer Fabien Nury, with a script by Richard Stanley (Hardware) and to be directed by Nacho Cerda (The Abandoned ) is now casting.

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Bouncer is an action western movie with a script based on the cult graphic novel series by Alejandro Jodorowsky and François Boucq. The film is next on the slate of David Bowie music video helmer Floria Sigismondi (The Runaways).

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The Zombies That Ate The World is slated to be written and directed by RKSS (Anouk Whissell, YoannKarl Whissell, François Simard), a collective of young Canadian filmmakers whose latest film, Turbo Kid , premiered at Sundance and then went on to win the Midnight Section Audience Award at SxSW. The original comic book series by Jerry Frissen, Guy Davis, and Jorge Miguel was referred to as “hilarious” and “totally politically incorrect” by Tobe Hooper, and described as “a terrific series” by George A. Romero.

All films developed and financed through the three picture deal are being produced by Humanoids’ CEO Fabrice Giger, along with his producing partner Pierre Spengler (the Superman trilogy), and Gael Nouaille, Laurent Baudens, and Didar Domehri on behalf of Full House.


Norby Ela

 
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