Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson’s Leverage, Claudio Sanchez and Evil Ink Comics have partnered up to develop a The Amory Wars live-action film. The Amory Wars graphic novel series was created by Coheed and Cambria lead singer Sanchez who came up with the story initially to serve as inspiration for the group’s albums. Sanchez then expanded on the story, turning it into comic books and graphic novels.
According to the press release, “The Amory Wars is an epic fantasy set in a futuristic alternate universe. The series chronicles the rise of superhuman dictator Wilhelm Ryan, and the one family that could hold the key to liberating the world from his tyrannical reign.”
In other news, Sanchez and Coheed and Cambria will be touring with Iron Maiden beginning on July 24th. They’ll be releasing their new album this fall.
Source: Evil Ink Comics