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Framelight Developing Chi-Chian , Tom Trueheart

Production company Framelight has optioned film rights to the cult comic "Chi-Chian" and has also attached Mark Rosenthal to write its family adventure The Secret History of Tom Trueheart , says The Hollywood Reporter . The fairy tale-tinged "Chi-Chian" is set in a dystopian New York -- the city has lost its independence and become a prefecture of Japan -- and centers on a seemingly ordinary young woman who has been tapped as a heroine and must fight samurais, robots and zombies to protect her loved ones. The property, which began life as a six-part comic book from the Cuban-American musician Voltaire, spawned a set of digital episodes for Syfy as well as a role-playing game. "Trueheart," based on Ian Beck's young-adult novel, centers on an...
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Framelight Adapting Chi-Chian and The Secret History of Tom Trueheart

Framelight has picked up screen rights to the cult comic Chi-Chian and plans to develop it as a feature.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Framelight also has attached Mark Rosenthal to pen its family adventure The Secret History of Tom Trueheart.

The fairy tale-tinged Chi-Chian is set in a dystopian New York -- the city has lost its independence and become a prefecture of Japan -- and centers on a seemingly ordinary young woman who has been tapped as a heroine and must fight samurais, robots and zombies to protect her loved ones.

The property, which began life as a six-part comic book from the Cuban-American musician Voltaire, spawned a set of digital episodes for Syfy and Syfy.com as well as a role-playing game.

Voltaire, whose full name is Aurelio Voltaire, is an artist and musician who has developed a following for avant-garde storytelling and artistry. Jeffrey Erb and Robert Robinson Jr.
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Framelight ramps up 'Chi-Chian'

Framelight ramps up 'Chi-Chian'
Production banner Framelight is ramping up. The company has optioned rights to the cult comic "Chi-Chian" and will develop it as a feature.

Framelight also has attached Mark Rosenthal to pen its family adventure "The Secret History of Tom Trueheart."

The fairy tale-tinged "Chi-Chian" is set in a dystopian New York -- the city has lost its independence and become a prefecture of Japan -- and centers on a seemingly ordinary young woman who has been tapped as a heroine and must fight samurais, robots and zombies to protect her loved ones.

The property, which began life as a six-part comic book from the Cuban-American musician Voltaire, spawned a set of digital episodes for Syfy and Syfy.com as well as a role-playing game.

Voltaire, whose full name is Aurelio Voltaire, is an artist and musician who has developed a following for avant-garde storytelling and artistry. Jeffrey Erb and Robert Robinson Jr.
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