The Undead Take a Turn at Bat in Sullivan’s Sluggers

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The Hollywood Reporter

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http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/sullivans-sluggers-graphic-novel-mark-andrew-smith-330442

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Growing up a Mets fan, I learned quickly that even the sport of baseball could be riddled with stomach churning horrors. However, things are about to get taken to the extreme with the latest graphic novel adaptation that’s on its way!

THR reports that Broken Road Production’s Todd Garner has teamed up with Adam Herz and Joshua Shader of Terra Firma Films to produce an adaptation of Sullivan’s Sluggers, a horror baseball graphic novel by Mark Andrew Smith and James Stokoe. Tom and Tim Mullen have been tapped to write the script.

Described by Smith as “Major League meets Zombieland and then some,” Sluggers follows has-been baseball manager Casey Sullivan and his dysfunctional minor league Sluggers, who get an invitation to play a small venue game. Soon enough they find themselves fighting for their lives against a town of shape-shifting monsters on a feeding frenzy, and the has-beens and wannabes must use long-forgotten skills of teamwork to get out alive.

More as it comes!

The Undead Take a Turn at Bat in Sullivan's Sluggers

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