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Kevin Costner has closed a deal with Atria Books for the adventure novel series The Explorer Guild. According to Deadline, he is developing the book with writer and art director Jon Baird, with illustrations by artist Rick Ross. Costner has expressed hopes of adapting the novel into a cartoon series and eventually a live-action film. He explained: "[The series] represents the highest level of storytelling that lends itself to numerous platforms and if the words are protected, this can find a place as a premium content series, animated and live, (more) »

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