Skybound Entertainment and Universal Pictures have announced Image Comics series
Joshua Williamson and Andrei Bressan‘s epic fantasy story is one of the coolest series to come from Image Comics in the past few years. It centers on a family that has to face the unimaginable when their young son goes missing in the woods. But one year later, their child returns as a fully grown adult, having come back from a world that no one can even imagine.
According to Skybound president Bryan Furst, “
In a statement from series co-creator Joshua Williamson, the writer said, “Birthright is a giant fantasy epic, but at its core it’s a story about family, and I’m really excited that a creative team who values those same storytelling elements will be adapting Birthright. Andrei and I have put so much of ourselves into developing the
Birthright joins as the third feature attached to Skybound Entertainment’s first look deal with Universal. Previously announced projects include Robert Kirkman‘s long-running comic series Invincible and the Skybound/Image comic series Kill the Minotaur. With so many movies coming based on Marvel, DC, and now Valiant Comics, it’s great to see the treasure trove of creator-owned books from Image, which have made for some of the best comic book series of the past decade, finally get their shot at big screen glory.
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