Friday, July 8, 2011

Warner Bros. Making An Eight-Part Vampire Graphic Novel Undying Love

Just when we thought we were nearing the end of Hollywood’s vampire craze, with the Twilight saga drawing to a close and fewer undead projects in development, Warner Bros. dives back in to the blood-red waters for the potential adaptation of a graphic novel (no pun intended).

The studio grabbed the rights to Tomm Coker and Daniel Freedman’s Undying Love, an eight-part mini-series that Image Comics released earlier this year. Their story blends elements of traditional vampire lore with the bloody vengeance of the Hong Kong action genre, centering on a protagonist who must defeat countless enemies to win the heart of the woman he loves. The hero, if you can call him that, is John Sargent, a former U.S. soldier who falls for Mei, a vampire. Now in order to be with her, Sargent must eliminate the vampire who originally sired Mei … a bloodsucker who just happens to be one of the most powerful vampires in history.

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