Comicbook development partnership fields slew of projects
Numbered.” Benderspink and Dan Farah have teamed on “2076” with James Simpson (“Armored”) attached to write the story of America being taken over in 2076 with revolutionaries fighting a second war for American independence. Roddenbury Films head Trevor Roth (“Days Missing”) will be adapting “Foretold,” in which a young man is brought to the future to fight the most powerful being who has taken over the world 30 years later – himself. Adam Torchia (“The Knights Templar”) will be adapting his original script “ATF,” which Benderspink will produce with Strike Entertainment. F. Scott Frazier (“Line of Sight”) is writing “Echoes,” based on his original idea, with Benderspink producing with Chris Fenton of H2F. “Below” is being adapted by newcomer Mac Marshall with story set in a world in which police aren’t able to catch a new group of ruthless criminals who commit crimes against the defenseless. The leaders of the underworld band together to use methods the police can’t in order to bring them to justice. “Surface” and “Untouchable” are being adapted by newcomer Cameron McCumby. “Surface” is set in Chicago, where terrorist attacks are extraterrestrial in nature; “Untouchable” takes place in 2012 with Al Capone’s great nephew a cop trying to make right some of the wrong done by his family in the past. Sean O’Reilly of Arcana is adapting “Supersonic” and “War of the Gods,” set at the dawn of humanity when gods from Roman, Greek, Egyptian, Nordic, Hindu, Chinese and Aztec lore battle for control of the world.