Sony Wins Bidding War For Scott Snyder And Jeff Lemire’s A.D.: AFTER DEATH

Image Comics announced Thursday morning that writer Scott Snyder and illustrator Jeff Lemire’s A.D.: After Death, a three-part epic series published by Image Comics, has been acquired by Sony in a significant deal in a multi-party bidding war, to be developed into a feature film. Snyder and Lemire will serve as Executive Producers on the project.

A.D. is set in a future where a genetic cure for death has been found. One man, years after the discovery of the cure, starts to question everything, leading him on a mind-bending journey that will bring him face-to-face with his past and his own mortality.

Josh Bratman of Immersive Pictures will work alongside Eric Fineman at Columbia to produce the film. Bratman is also developing Lemire and Dustin Nguyen’s comic series Descender¬†into a feature film franchise.

No casting information or release date has been announced.

Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
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