Of Bitter Souls, Markosia Enterprises hit comic book series from creator Chuck Satterlee, has been set up for television development with Hollywood's Kickstart Productions.
"We are extremely pleased that Kickstart will be trying to build on its fantastic success rate by bringing one of our publications to the screen," said Markosia's Managing Partner and Publisher, Harry Markos.
Of Bitter Souls joins a distinguished list of other comic book-related projects in development right now with Kickstart, including Joe Quesada & Jimmy Palmiotti's Painkiller Jane, which begins a 22 episode run on SCI-FI Channel this spring; Mike Mignola's The Amazing Screw-On Head, just released on extended dvd format through Lionsgate; the upcoming action movie Wanted from Universal Studios starring James McAvoy, based on Mark Millar and JG Jones' comic book series; Christian Gossett's epic series Red Star, also in feature film development at Universal; and Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's classic comic book series Preacher, now in development at HBO. "Kickstart is always looking for the best from the comic book world, and Of Bitter Souls has everything a great television series is looking for!" enthused Kickstart's president, Jason Netter. Kickstart has immediately put the comic series into development with writer Geoffrey Thorne.
Causes Geoffrey Thorne Supports
Operation USA, Greenpeace, Doctors Without Borders,