Company options rights to comic for film, toys

Las Vegas lounge singer and former “Full House” thesp Brian Evans has sold his comicbook series “Horrorscope” to Zenescope Entertainment.

Zenescope, headed by Ralph Tedesco, is a growing Philadelphia-based indie comicbook and graphic novel publisher of titles including “Grimm Fairy Tales” and the “Final Destination” spinoff comic. Zenescope also has optioned rights to develop feature films, toys and videogames based on “Horrorscope,” which revolves around a young psychic whose murder triggers vengeance-seeking signs of the Zodiac. The first “Horrorscope” title is due for a 2010 release.

Evans’ career has taken several interesting turns: After appearing on TV shows such as “Beverly Hills, 90210” in the 1990s, he was arrested for impersonating DJ Casey Kasem and then launched a singing career as opening act for performers including Dionne Warwick and Jay Leno.

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