Sweet Tooth is heading to Netflix for a live-action eight-episode series order. The series is being produced by Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey and is based on the Vertigo comic series created by Jeff Lemire.
Released in September 2009, the comic series ran for 40 issues and stars Gus, a human/deer being who lives deep in the woods. He eventually leaves his home in the forest and discovers a world ravaged by a cataclysmic event.
Jim Mickle and Beth Schwartz will pen the script, executive produce, and serve as co-showrunners. Mickle will also direct.
Christian Convery, Nonso Anozie, Adeel Akhtar, and Will Forte will star in the series, with James Brolin attached to voice the show’s narrator.
Lemire has also revealed he will be reviving the series having teased Sweeth Tooth: The Return on Twitter.
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