Fear Agent TV show

Famed comic book writer Rick Remender ventured into television by showrunning the 2018 Syfy adaptation of his comic Deadly Class, and now that that show has come to an end, he’s found his next Hollywood gig.

Remender will executive produce a Fear Agent TV series based on the sci-fi comic of the same name that he created with Tony Moore, who is also on board as an EP. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (This is the End, The Interview) are also executive producing, and Shazam! director David F. Sandberg is lined up to direct the pilot. Get more details below.
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For the last five months or so, MTV’s Splash Page have been all over Rick Remender like spit on my stubble. First they ran a story that his comic strip Fear Agent was in development as a movie; then that a Last Days of American Crime movie was also on the cards; and now, finally, that his porn-stars vs. the walking dead series XXXombies has also been tapped for adaptation into a screenplay. I thought we might as well do them all at once, eh?

All three comics have eminently marketable concepts, though XXXombies does seem a touch too similar to Zombies, Zombies, Zombies and Zombie Strippers to have much obvious novelty as a film. Thankfully, novelty has absolutely no bearing on the actual value of a work of art. After the crease, I’ll give a basic summary of the premise for each of the three films and share a few quotes from Remender.

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