Black Cotton Star is the latest comic to turn film as ZQ Entertainment has acquired the rights. Reginald Hudlin will direct the film from a script by Deric Hughes and Benjamin Raab. Hudlin will produce with Prime Universe’s Adrian Askarieh, and ZQ heads Ara Keshishian and Petr Jakl. Martin J Barab will be exec producer.
Black Cotton Star tells the story of three African American soldiers in World War II who are sent on a suicide mission to retrieve the first ever American flag which was stolen by a Nazi Commander. The graphic novel was written by Yves Sente with art by Steve Cuzor. Both will executive produce.
Black Cotton Star was published by the Belgian publisher Dupuis and in the US by Pegasus Books with Europe Comics handling digital publishing.