Official Press Release
Mandalay Pictures has partnered with Heroes and Villains Entertainment and Top Cow Productions on their upcoming comic book series, "Bushido: The Way of the Warrior" written by Rob Levin and drawn by Skan to develop as a feature film. Story takes place in feudal Japan and revolves around Kichiro, a shipwrecked boy, who grows up as an outcast amongst the Samurai. After discovering that an army of bloodthirsty vampires is about to overrun the empire, Kichiro must lead a brave band of Samurai against the savage vampire horde in order to save Japan from certain doom.
Cathy Schulman and Adam Stone are producing for Mandalay Pictures with Shahin Chandrasoma exec producing. Markus Goerg of Heroes and Villains Entertainment is also producing with Dick Hillenbrand and Mikhail Nayfeld exec producing. Marc Silvestri and Matt Hawkins are co-producing for Top Cow. Heroes and Villains Entertainment and Top Cow were repped by attorney Harris Miller. The first issue of the series will be released in early 2013 through Top Cow/Image Comics.