AfterShock Media

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 […]

News round-up: FilmRise strikes FAST deal for ‘Kim’s Convenience’; Rive Gauche takes Cosby doc global

FilmRise strikes FAST deal for ‘Kim’s Convenience’ US-based TV and film studio and streaming network FilmRise has acquired multi-territory FAST ad-supported digital linear rights to Canadian comedy series Kim’s Convenience. The deal struck with Thunderbird Entertainment gives FilmRise rights to all five seasons of the series, which it will show across its existing FAST channels […]

AfterShock Media taps Carrie Stein & Wynn Wygal for new film & TV division

The newly formed AfterShock Media has made a sweep of new senior hires and promotions following its recent merger. The company was created following the union of Homicide Hunter distributor Rive Gauche and AfterShock Comics, the publishing company behind series such as Animosity and A Walk Through Hell, just over a week ago. Rive Gauche will use its global […]

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 […]