News of yet another comic-to-film adaptation has broken during the San Diego Comic-Con and we have all the details on the who whats and whens! Dig it!
According to Variety Mandalay Vision has picked up the film rights to Zenescope Entertainment’s graphic novel The Piper, and has tapped Adam Alleca (Last House on the Left) to pen the script adaptation of the horror thriller.
Matthew Rhodes, prexy of Mandalay Vision, previously was developing the book as a film when he ran Persistent Entertainment (the horror pic Passengers) in 2009.
“Matt Rhodes has a wonderful vision for the film, and is an incredibly collaborative producer,” adds Zenescope’s Ralph Tedesco. “We’re thrilled that Mandalay Vision is spearheading the project, and we’re confident that this team will bring the true essence of “The Piper” to the big screen.”
Joining Rhodes in producing The Piper pic will be Aaron Cruze, Dan Keston, AI’s president Dave Brown, and Zenescope co-founder Joe Brusha and editor-in-chief Ralph Tedesco.
“The Piper debuted in 2007, and is a modern retelling of the Pied Piper of Hammelin tale, this time about a high school student who methodically tries to kill all the student’s classmates and teachers.
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