Horror maestro Mike Flanagan and his producing accomplice Trevor Macy will co-write and govt produce a sequence adaptation of the buzzy Growth! Studios comedian e-book One thing is Killing the Kids for Netflix, per The Hollywood Reporter.
Written by James Tynion IV and drawn by Werther Dell’Edera, One thing is Killing the Kids started its run in September 2019, and shortly turned an sleeper hit. The comedian, a couple of mysterious monster-killing stranger who arrives in a city whose kids have been going lacking, was nominated for the Eisner Award for Finest New Sequence in 2020.
Flanagan has made a reputation for himself as some of the acclaimed horror filmmakers of his technology. He broke onto the scene together with his 2011 indie Absentia, and has delivered bonafide hits reminiscent of Oculus (2013), which was remade in India as Dobaara: See Your Evil, and Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016). Lately, he’s set his sights on streaming. Along with his a number of exhibits, he directed Hush (2016), and Gerald’s Recreation (2017), each for Netflix. His highly-anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining follow-up, Physician Sleep, marked his return to the massive display, however the movie, starring Ewan McGregor, underperformed on the field workplace.
Growth!’s president of growth Stephen Christy, CEO Ross Richie, and head of TV Mark Ambrose can even govt produce One thing is Killing the Kids, alongside Tynion and Dell’Edera, and Intrepid Photos’ Adam Fasullo. The undertaking is in early levels of growth.
Right here’s the comedian e-book’s official synopsis:
"In a sleepy city within the coronary heart of America, kids have began to die in horrific methods. The native police are mystified by the brutal murders, and frantic to catch the killer. However they refuse to imagine experiences of not possible creatures that lurk within the shadows snatching kids and tearing them to items, particularly for the reason that solely individuals who declare to have seen these so-called monsters are different kids. Enter Erica Slaughter, a mysterious stranger who rides into city and claims she will be able to remedy their ‘monster’ drawback. However can the townspeople belief this harmful outsider with their kids’s lives? And extra importantly, can the youngsters belief this unusual grownup with their secrets and techniques?"
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