by Brett White
Indie comics legend Terry Moore's most recent series, "Rachel Rising," has just been picked up by the television arm of Alcon Entertainment, says The Hollywood Reporter.
While the show does not yet have a network, it does have some producers lined up. Moore, who created the series and continues to write and draw every issue, will be the executive producer alongside Lloyd Levin, who previously worked on the two "Hellboy" films and "Watchmen." Joining them are Andrew Kosove, Sharon Hall and Broderick Johnson from Alcon. Ben Robers, a former production consultant on AMC's "The Walking Dead," will be on hand as producer.
On the surface, it sounds like getting doused in liquid metal wouldn't be a particularly pleasurable experience. But in some cases, the results aren't so bad -- in some cases, you can make a movie out of it.
Such is the case with "Echo," a comic book series written and illustrated by acclaimed comic creator and occasional "Runaways" writer Terry Moore. Variety reports that "Echo" has been optioned for the big screen courtesy of Lloyd Levin, a producer on the Zack Snyder-directed "Watchmen."
In "Echo," Moore tells the story of a young photographer by the name of Julie Martin. During a photo shoot, Julie watches helplessly as a high-tech battle suit explodes before her eyes. The liquid metal remnants of the suit are soon bonded to Julie's flesh, turning her into a living weapon -- a weapon that the military wants back very, very badly. Read More...