Proper now, Prime Video is on a reasonably good streak with adapting varied properties to TV. Between Crucial Function, Jack Reacher, and Invincible, plus its varied authentic sequence, the streamer is sweet about discovering one thing for a specific area of interest.
Per Deadline, Prime Video is presently finalizing plans to adapt Picture Comics’ crime sequence Felony. Written by Ed Brubaker (Batman, Uncanny X-Males) and drawn by Sean Phillips (Hellblazer, Kill or Be Killed), the sequence already has Brubaker tapped as an government producer and showrunner, and a writers room is reportedly already going. The comics author has been part of the TV world for years, and most lately was the chief producer and head author for HBO Max’s Batman: Caped Crusader, which is presently being shopped round to different streamers.
Launched in 2006, Felony has beforehand been described by Brubaker as “the interweaving saga of a number of generations of households tied collectively by the crimes and murders of the previous.” Every story arc is self-contained and focuses on a distinct set of characters residing in Heart Metropolis, all of whom frequent the identical bar and have related upbringings within the crime world. The e book was initially a part of Marvel Comics’ Icon imprint earlier than being republished by Picture in 2019, and its final difficulty launched again in 2020. Brubaker and Phillips have been longtime collaborators for years, having created fellow Picture books Kill or Be Killed, Fatale, and The Fade through the 2010s.
At time of writing, Amazon hasn’t confirmed Deadline’s report, however Brubaker has a historical past with the streamer, having government produced and written for its 2019 sequence Too Previous to Die Younger with Nicholas Winding Refn. That, and two of Prime Video’s larger sequence in the mean time, The Boys and Invincible, are based mostly on indie comics. It seems like one thing within the streamer’s wheelhouse, so we should always hear official affirmation sooner or later within the close to future.
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