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According to the site, the show “centers on homicide detective Sara Pezzini, who’s on the hunt for an elusive serial killer and must navigate the grisly streets and police politics of San Francisco’s Mission District — until one day, the bracelet she has worn her entire life gives her supernatural insight into a crime she’s trying to solve. Her bracelet is the Witchblade, an amulet that has been worn by remarkable women throughout history, and Sara is next in line.”
Witchblade ran for 185 issues between 1995 and 2015, and was previously adapted as a TV series by TNT in 2201, with Yancy Butler taking on the lead role for its two seasons. A feature film adaptation was announced it 2008, but failed to materialise. »
- Gary Collinson
Created by Marc Silvestri, David Wohl, Brian Haberlin and Michael Turner, Witchblade was a major success for Top Cow Productions back in 1995 and the series would go on to continue for twenty years as well as spin off into a variety of other media, including a short-lived TV series which aired on TNT. It seems that Witchblade will soon be returning to television as NBC has tapped Carol Mendelsohn (CSI) and... Read More »
- Kevin Fraser
Time to get that magical bracelet out of storage.
NBC is rebooting Witchblade, the comic-book series that already inspired a short-lived TNT drama, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The new version, which has scored a script commitment from the network, will launch with a pilot written by Vampire Diaries showrunner Caroline Dries; CSI producer Carol Mendelsohn is also on board as an executive producer.
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The Hollywood Reporter reveals that NBC is moving forward with a small screen adaptation of Marc Silvestri's Witchblade. The network has paired up with Carol Mendelsohn (CSI) and Caroline Dries (The Vampire Diaries) to bring the Top Cow comic book to the small screen, and the latter is penning the script and will executive produce alongside her fellow The Vampire Diaries scribe Brian Young. According to the trade, Witchblade will, "focus on homicide detective Sara Pezzini, on the hunt for an elusive serial killer, who must navigate the grisly streets and police politics of San Francisco’s Mission District — until one day the bracelet she has worn her entire life gives her supernatural insight into a crime she’s trying to solve. Her bracelet is the Witchblade, an amulet that has been worn by remarkable women throughout history, and Sara is next in line." So, pretty close to the comic books! »
NBC is looking to get back into the comic book genre.
The network is teaming with CSI grad Carol Mendelsohn and The Vampire Diaries showrunner Caroline Dries to adapt Marc Silvestri's Top Cow comic Witchblade, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The drama has landed at NBC with a script commitment.
Based on the graphic novel of the same name, the Sony Pictures Television drama centers on homicide detective Sara Pezzini, on the hunt for an elusive serial killer, who must navigate the grisly streets and police politics of San Francisco’s Mission District — until one day the bracelet she has »
- Lesley Goldberg
The Walking Dead gets a makeover in one of several new covers that celebrate Image Comics' upcoming 25th anniversary. In today's Horror Highlights, we also have a look at a "scare video" for The Bye Bye Man, information on a new Wattpadd short story contest for The Magicians, DVD release details for Wolf House, a behind-the-scenes featurette for Pitchfork, and a look at a killer Jason Lives enamel pin from London 1888.
The Walking Dead #164 Variant Cover: Press Release: "Image Comics is thrilled to reveal the first 11 of 15 homage variants planned for February’s 25th anniversary theme month—“tribute covers” celebrating iconic cover images from throughout the company’s history.
Each month of Image’s 25th year will boast a theme for special anniversary variants, beginning with Wednesday, February 1st—the exact date of Image Comics’ founding in 1992, and the date of this year’s “Image Comics Day.”
“One of the »
- Derek Anderson
Image Comics, you know the company right?? The guys behind the smash-hit The Walking Dead and Southern Bastards amongst many, many, others that I am currently forgetting. Well Image are celebrating 25 years in business this year and have decided the best way possible to celebrate the fact would be to bring you variant covers of all there greatest hits. Calm down all you comic book completionists there will be plenty of choice however the event will only be taking place through the month of February so get your pull-list sorted.
From the press release:
Image Comics is thrilled to reveal the first 11 of 15 homage variants planned for February’s 25th anniversary theme month—“tribute covers” celebrating iconic cover images from throughout the company’s history. Each month of Image’s 25th year will boast a theme for special anniversary variants, beginning with Wednesday, February 1st—the exact date of Image »
- Kevin Haldon
Earlier this month Image Comics announced that it is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a series of homage variants, commemorating popular issues from its back catalogue. The announcement came with a look at the cover for Deadly Class #26, paying tribute to Cyber Force #1 [see here], and now we’ve got a further ten; check them out here…
“One of the great things about celebrating our 25th anniversary is that it creates an opportunity for us to look back at over two decades of history-making comics and showcase some of the wonderful work that made Image what it is today,” said Eric Stephenson, Publisher at Image Comics. “Everyone in the Image family is a fan at heart, and this month’s tribute variants give the participating creators a chance to show their admiration for some of comics’ greatest creator-owned triumphs by putting their own unique spin on classic images from that rich and »
- Gary Collinson
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