18 April 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Recently launched Idw Entertainment, along with George Lopez and his Travieso Production Company, has announced the development of "Wormwood," an animated television series based on the acclaimed Idw comics created by artist Ben Templesmith.

David M. Stern ("Ugly Americans," "The Simpsons") has been tapped to write the pilot episode and serve as an executive producer on the series. Circle of Confusion ("The Walking Dead") will also executive produce.

Idw Entertainment will fund development of the series, which will soon be marketed to the networks.

"Wormwood" follows the paranormal and obscene adventures of an inter-dimensional worm with the ability to animate corpses as host bodies. "Wormwood" blends horror and humor, crafting a dark tale perfectly suited for the world of animation.

“We have assembled an incredible creative team with David M. Stern, George Lopez, and Circle of Confusion, which will help bring 'Wormwood' to life as a fun animated television series, »

- Debi Moore

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