James wan‘s Atomic Monster will produce a television series adaptation of the Nocterra comic strip from Image Comics, we learned today, which was put together at Netflix.
Nocterra is a high octane sci-fi adventure telling the story of Val Riggs, a “ferryman” who relays people and goods through a world shrouded in enduring darkness that transforms the living into monstrous creatures called shadows.
The press release details: “Netflix today announced a comprehensive multi-year agreement with writer / producer Roberto Patino (DMZ, Westworld, Sons of Anarchy). Under the deal, Patino will create his own production banner, Analog Inc., for Netflix, and focus on original series development and other projects.
âAs a first project for Netflix, Patino is currently writing an adaptation of the famous book Image Comics. Nocterra through Scott Snyder and Tony S. Daniel. In the early stages of development, Patino will write, serve as showrunner and executive producer alongsideJames Wan’s production company, Atomic Monster.
James Wan, Michael Clear and Rob Hackett will be the executive producers.
The Nocterra the comic book series is brand new, launched earlier this year.