Washington [US]: Hollywood celebrity Ben Kingsley is ready to megastar within the display screen variation of ‘Violent Cases’, the primary-ever image novel from Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean.
According to Variety, the creative group behind ‘The Girl With All the Gifts,’ including author Mike Carey, director Colm McCarthy, and manufacturer Camille Gatin, will lead the venture. Scary Monster, Lakeville Productions, and Foton. Pictures will even produce the movie. Additionally, Carey contributed to “Lucifer” and other works in the Gaiman-created Sandman universe.
“‘Violent Cases’ is a journey into the thoughts of Neil Gaiman, a well-known author who recounts fragmented early life reminiscences and visits to an osteopath who once worked for Al Capone, weaving a darkish and twisting story approximately testimonies, our reminiscence, violence and the methods we can’t get away our beyond,” reads the logline.
“I’m thrilled to be running with this tremendous team on ‘Violent Cases,’ which for me is ready the energy and importance of storytelling, approximately how we negotiate the shadows solid by way of the father figures in our lives and especially about the right of our internal child to be heard,” stated Kingsley.
McCarthy stated, “Violent Cases’ is a wild, hallucinatory, but idea-upsetting and emotional comic. It’s so thrilling to build a film from these high-quality, style-defining paintings.”
Carey brought, “As an aspiring author lower back in the overdue 80s studying ‘Violent Case’s become a revelation and a pleasure for me. Its darkness and playfulness described a brand new technique to storytelling. Thirty-5 years on, it is nonetheless unique, and bringing it across into a new medium feels like coming across it once more for the first time. Neil Gaiman redefined serialized comics with ‘The Sandman,’ however ‘Violent Cases’ was his and Dave McKean’s early masterpieces. It’s interesting to introduce it to a brand new target audience and take its visual lyricism into a new medium.”
The osteopath will be played through Kingsley. Producing credit goes to Carlos Enrique Cusco and Ari Taboada for Foton. Pictures, Camille Gatin and Colm McCarthy for Scary Monster, and Edmund Kingsley for Lakeville Productions.