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Life of Agony bassist Alan Robert is set to produce a feature film of his grim New York City based horror comic WIRE HANGERS.
Robert plans to produce alongside IDW CEO Ted Adams (IDW published the series) and Ted Adams. In WIRE HANGERS, “A series of abductions plagues New York City and no one is safe. When Anna Davis, a feisty young reporter, goes undercover to try and snag the big exclusive, she stumbles upon clues that give us a glimpse into what could be the most disturbing government conspiracy of our time. Pill-popping detectives, corrupt secret agents and a mysterious, disfigured homeless man are all interconnected in this horrific tale of revenge and redemption.”
While nothing was announced in the way of directing and screenplay, two teaser posters were unveiled featuring a live-action image of the series’ monster, Cypra, as made-up by FX maestro/director Robert Hall, who did the same for the cover of WIRE HANGERS’ graphic novel (featuring LAID TO REST’s Nick Principe under the layers).
Robert also announced a brand new monthly comic (out in July), continuing his relationship with IDW, entitled CRAWL TO ME. The series “takes place in an isolated country town during the frigid winter months. The story centers on a young family as they cope with a series of disturbing events that force them to question their relationship, their faith and their very existence. When husband and wife, Ryan and Jessica, move into their first home together, strange things begin to occur. Half-eaten animals and other remains are found inside the basement’s crawl space. Their family dog disappears within the house. Distant voices are heard from beneath the floorboards. The couple begins to think that an evil entity is living inside their walls. Nothing can prepare them for what they’ll discover, but Ryan and Jessica soon realize that they must set aside all they believe to be true, in order to face their inevitable reality.”
The newly-minted comic scribe had this to say about his latest endeavors: “All my life, I’ve been told that I have a warped and twisted imagination. So, with these horror stories, I’m finally putting my morbid thoughts to good use. When WIRE HANGERS was received so well by comic and horror fans last year, it really inspired me to continue creating stories in the medium. With CRAWL TO ME, I wanted to go even darker, but don’t be fooled. This is not your typical, run-of-the-mill, haunted house story. It’s more of a thriller, filled with a ton of demented mind games that will keep you guessing. Think of it like a TWILIGHT ZONE episode on steroids.”
For more, check out Fango’s interview with Robert here and head to both the WIRE HANGERS and CRAWL TO ME official sites.
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