*NEW SCOUT: MADE IN AMERICA" PRINT AVAILABLE IN THE ART STORE!
*NEW COMMISSIONS RATES AND TERMS AS OF SEPT. 2016.
SCOUT OPTIONED FOR FEATURE FILM DEVELOPMENT
Big News: STUDIO 8 HAS JUST ACQUIRED THE FILM OPTION RIGHTS FOR THE TIMOTHY TRUMAN'S ACTION/ADVENTURE COMIC SERIES SCOUT. Chris MacBride (The Conspiracy) is set to adapt and direct for the big screen. Truman will serve as a consultant through the development of the big-screen version of Scout, which follows an Apache ex-Army Ranger who, while on a personal/spiritual mission, uncovers a far-reaching conspiracy involving local gangs, human slavers, oil companies and corrupt government officials. Braden Aftergood at Eighty Two Films is attached to produce. Jon Silk, Executive VP of creative at Studio 8 brought the project into the company and will oversee along with Greg Self.
Truman established himself over two decades ago as one of the most unique voices in mainstream and independent comics with such titles such as Grimjack for First Comics, Conan and Star Wars for Dark Horse Comics, and Hawkworld for DC Comics. He is repped by Brian Lipson at IPG.
See the official press release at DEADLINE.COM. Feel free to share the news!
RELEATED SCOUT NEWS:
News about the SCOUT movie option couldn't have come at a better time. Timothy is also currently in negotiations with a major publisher to reprint the 1980's SCOUT and SCOUT: WAR SHAMAN titles in their entirety, including the NEW AMERICA and SWORDS OF TEXAS spin-off books and the special SCOUT HANDBOOK 1-shot comic.
In addition, Timothy and Ben Truman are now at work on SCUT: MARAUDER, the long-promised sequel to the original series, In addition, the father and son team will be launching a new Patreon site which will feature a behind the scenes look at original artwork, their creative process, video tutorials, new digital comics and more.
MORE NEWS SOON!
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