Friday The 13th Director: From Conan to The Chosen
Friday the 13th 2009 Director Marcus Nispel has kept very busy since his entry into the beloved and durable Friday the 13th franchise a few years ago. His newest reincarnated franchise entry, Conan The Barbarian, is in theaters this weekend and he was also linked to a new supernatural film project titled Backmask a few months ago. Now he has inked a comic book deal for more story telling adventures.
According to Deadline New York, Nispel will help create a new comic book series called The Chosen.
Marcus Nispel, whose Conan the Barbarian reboot opens today, has made a deal with Liquid Comics to launch the comic book series The Chosen. The plotline involves a Detroit kid who seems an unlikely candidate but who is the latest incarnate of an Eastern spiritual master whose tradition goes back generations. The teen's awakening to these awesome powers that have been refined over a century's worth of incarnations, begin to manifest themselves and take him on a journey from the Detroit streets to the underground gangland of Mumbai. Nispel created the storyling with Liquid co-founders Gotham Chopra and Sharad Devarajan. It's based on an original movie treatment that Nispel has been developing to direct. The three-issue comic series will launch in February.
For more on the story, make sure to visit Deadline's article. How do the fans feel about Marcus Nispel launching a comic book series?