Syfy Developing Frank Miller's DC Comics Series RONIN As A Mini-Series
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Syfy channel is adapting Frank Miller's limited DC Comic series Ronin as a mini-series. Hit the jump to share your thoughts.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Syfy channel has decided to try their hands at adapting a comic book into a television project too. Seems every channel is trying to get into the comic book adaptation business. Times are good for comic book fans. This project that they're developing, is Ronin, which was a limited (six-issues) comic book series published between 1983 to 1984. It was written and illustrated by Frank Miller, who is best known for creating Sin City and 300, as well as his legendary runs in the 1980's on such titles as, Daredevil and Batman. A formal announcement should come April 30th at Syfy's upfront presentation. Who will writing the project? The Hollywood Reporter adds, "A search is under way for a writer and the exact number of episodes in the Syfy miniseries has not yet been determined."
Written by Frank Miller; Art by Frank Miller In this tale of a legendary warrior, the Ronin, a dishonored, masterless 13th century samurai, is mystically given a second chance to avenge his master's death. Finding himself suddenly reborn in a futuristic and corrupt 21st century New York City, the samurai discovers he has one last chance to regain his honor. But to do so, he must defeat the reincarnation of his master's killer, the ancient demon Agat. In a time and place both foreign and unfathomable to him, the Ronin stands against his greatest enemy with his life and more importantly, his soul at stake.
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