THE AMORY WARS Graphic Novel Series Heading To The Big Screen
Evil Ink Comics/Claudio Sanchez have announced that their sci-fi graphic novel series The Amory Wars will soon be adapted into a live action film. It will be produced by Mark Walhberg and Stephen Levinson.
Evil Ink Comics have announced today that a big screen adaptation of their science fiction saga The Amory Wars (written by Claudio Sanchez of the band Coheed and Cambria) is in the works. Published by Boom! Studios, the film will be produced by Stephen Levinson's Leverage and Mark Wahlberg. The series focuses on the stories first told in all of Coheed and Cambria's albums; the band members serve as the primary characters. Below is the official announcement:
Claudio Sanchez and Evil Ink Comics announced today that they have partnered with Stephen Levinson's Leverage (Boardwalk Empire, Entourage, Contraband) and Mark Wahlberg to develop their graphic novel series The Amory Wars into a live-action feature film. The Amory Wars, a sci-fi saga published by Boom! Studios, recently reached #4 on the New York Times Bestseller List for graphic books.
The Amory Wars is an epic fantasy set in a futuristic alternate universe. The series chronicles the rise of superhuman dictator Wilhelm Ryan, and the one family that could hold the key to liberating the world from his tyrannical reign.
Below is a more detailed plot summary (via Wikipedia):
The Amory Wars is set in Heaven's Fence, a collection of 78 planets held in place by interconnecting beams of energy, known as the Keywork. The first half of the story narrates Coheed Kilgannon and Cambria Kilgannon's struggle against Wilhelm Ryan, the Supreme Tri-Mage (later referred to as the Archmage). The second half of the story focuses on the heroic journey of their son, messianic Claudio Kilgannon. Over the course of the story, Claudio assumes the mantle of The Crowing, foretold savior of Heaven's Fence. In the end, he will face the Archmage, absolute ruler of Heaven's Fence and the one ultimately responsible for the death of Claudio's family.
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Source: Evil Ink Comics
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