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This brings the book full circle as "The Middleman" returns to where it all started, as a pilot script. Grillo-Marxuach had written the pilot on spec back in 1999, which he described on his blog as "...an over-the-top, sixteen-car-pileup-sugar-popped-cereal-bowl of a series that's not afraid to be everything your mother warned you about television: a cartoonishly extreme, randomly fantastic, special-effects laden, three-fisted walking-and-talking toy-line advertisement of an action-adventure-sci-fi comic book in which the fabric of reality barely survives in the end, and the journey invariably reveals a completely
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"'The Middleman' has been a passion project for me for almost a decade," Grillo-Marxuach told CBR News. "I'm lucky to see it optioned by a network willing to take chances on some truly out of the box material, and can't wait to deliver the genre-bending weirdness of 'The Middleverse' to television!"
Stay tuned to CBR for more from Grillo-Marxuach on the new pilot and what the future holds for "The Middleman" comic book.