The new enterprise, Skybound Galactic, will be led by former Circle of Confusion exec Rick Jacobs, with Kirkman on as a board member. Sony Pictures Television is an investor in Galactic and will sell international rights for projects from the venture.
Galactic’s current development slate includes “Thief of Thieves,” based on Kirkman’s comic book series of the same name, with Evan Endicott and Josh Stoddard adapting and Assaf Bernstein directing. Galactic is also developing an adaptation of “Nailbiter,” the Image Comic created by Josh Williamson and Mike Henderson. Scott Kosar is adapting the series and Oz Perkins is directing.
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Overseeing both projects on behalf of Skybound are film