a good year for comic books getting the nod from Hollywood. Even independent
luminaries like James Hudnall are getting their chance to shine.
In addition to
Chris "The X-Files" Carter choosing Hudnall's "Harsh Realm" to develop into
a Fox television series beginning Fall 1999, the comic creator spoke to Comics2Film
this week about his other projects.
series Hudnall is best-known for, has been has been optioned by director Tim
Hunter, whose work includes "Homicide: Life on the Streets," "Twin Peaks," "The
River's Edge" and writer/producer Clifton Campbell of "SeaQuest DSV" and "Tekwar."
The comic is currently
published every other month by Image Comics. The book features a group of psychics
at odds with government agents.
appears to be getting the film treatment, with a screenplay by Hudnall. He told
Comics2Film the work is "being seriously considered" by several parties.
story features an ex-cop installing a wetware implant that turns him into an
assassin for a drug lord.