‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R. R. Martin’s Superhero Anthology, ‘Wild Cards,’ Optioned by Syfy Films
Posted on Friday, October 28th, 2011 by Russ Fischer
Universal and the SyFy Channel have partnered on a feature film venture called Syfy Films, and the company has just picked up rights to the long-running superhero anthology Wild Cards.
Superhero developments are a dime a dozen these days, but this one might have a better chance than most, because it bears the name of A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin. The recent publication of the latest book in Martin’s fantasy epic, combined with the fandom for HBO’s series based on the novels, means Martin’s popularity is at an all-time high. So the purchase of Wild Cards was probably inevitable. But the series is truly epic, with many characters whose histories span a quarter-century. So what happens next? Read More »