Aftershock Comics

News round-up: SBS options AfterShock title; Estonia lands ‘The Secret Song’; WildBrain partners with Ukrainian Glowberry for ‘Brave Bunnies’

SBS options AfterShock title SBS in Australia has agreed a deal to option AfterShock Comics’ title The Normals via prodco Werner Films. The Adam Glass-penned title will be executive produced by Werner Films’ Joanna Werner and Stuart Menzies alongside Glass and AfterShock’s Jon Kramer, Carrie Stein and Lee Kramer. Louise Fox will showrun the series […]

Hulu to adapt AfterShock comic book series ‘A Calculated Man’

Disney-owned streamer Hulu has ordered an adaptation of upcoming comic book series A Calculated Man. Jon Kramer and Lee Kramer will serve as executive producers on the project for AfterShock Media, the parent company of AfterShock Comics, which is the publisher behind the soon-to-debut comic title. Hulu secured the project after outbidding multiple parties, according […]

Peacock summons ‘Dead Day’ from ‘The Vampire Diaries’ creators

NBCUniversal streamer Peacock has commissioned an adaptation of the AfterShock supernatural drama comic-book series Dead Day, from The Vampire Diaries creators Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson. Produced by Universal Television and AfterShock Media, the show is based on the comics created by Ryan Parrott, following an ensemble of characters as they navigate the annual “dead […]

Rive Gauche merges with AfterShock Comics to form AfterShock Media

Homicide Hunter distributor Rive Gauche is merging with AfterShock Comics, the publishing company behind series such as Animosity and A Walk Through Hell. The new entity, AfterShock Media, will combine AfterShock Comics library featuring existing IP and new titles including We Live from Miranda Brothers, B. Clay Moore’s Miles To Go and The Kaiju Score […]

‘The Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus launches prodco, adapts comic ‘Undone By Blood’

The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus has launched his own production firm, which has already struck a deal with AMC Studios and has its first show in the works. Bigbaldhead Productions has been founded with Brillstein Entertainment’s JoAnne Colonna and is headed up by AMC’s former VP of drama Amanda Verdon. The company has also […]