Benderspink options ‘New West’

Feature adaptation of graphic novel planned

Benderspink is heading to “The New West,” optioning Black Bull Media’s graphic novel.

The feature adaptation will be produced by Benderspink and Black Bull Media principal Gareb Shamus.

Comicbook, published in 2005, was penned by Jimmy Palmiotti and illustrated by Phil Noto. Story centers on a bomb creating an electromagnetic pulse that causes all technology to stop working in Los Angeles. A disgraced former LAPD detective endures a near-future deserted hostile environment where the mayor has been kidnapped.

Benderspink’s producing Paramount’s family actioner “Jitters,” with Mike Mitchell onboard to direct, and is in production on “Burt Wonderstone,” starring Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi and Jim Carrey.

The “New West” deal was brokered by ICM and SMGSB’s Allison Binder.

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