Waypoint Acquires Lemire and Lenox’s Plutona to Bring it to the Big Screen
Another comic has been acquired and being adapted for the big screen. Waypoint Entertainment has acquired the rights to Jeff Lemire and Emi Lenox‘s Plutona. The series is a coming of age story which centers on a group of kids who find the body of a famous dead superhero in the woods. Waypoint Entertainment’s Ken Kao, will produce with partner Dan Kao and Addictive Pictures’ Russell Ackerman and John Schoenfelder under their first-look deal.
Image Comics released Plutona, a 5-issue limited series, on September 2015 to critical acclaim.
Waypoint Entertainment recently acquired the rights to two Mark Millar properties, American Jesus and Supercrooks, which Ken Kao will produce with partner Dan Kao and Addictive Pictures. They are also in pre-production on the sci-fi thriller Tau, directed by Federico D’ Alessandro and starring Maika Monroe and Ed Skrein.