“I Kill Giants” In Development..
“I Kill Giants” created by writer Joe Kelly, artist J. M. Ken Niimura and initially published by Image Comics is a multi award winning Fantasy themed graphic novel series. Writer Joe Kelly summarizes to story to “I kill Giants” as follows:
“It’s a story about a girl who’s a bit of an outsider – she’s funny, but totally in our geekland: she’s obsessed with “Dungeons & Dragons”, she doesn’t have a lot of friends, she’s a bit of a social misfit. She’s taken her fantasy life a little far, and really only talks about giants to people. She’s convinced that giants are real and giants are coming, and it’s her responsibility to stop them when they show up. This weird little fantasy life that she’s going has started seeping into her real life, and as we see things from her point of view, we see that she sees pixies and she sees signs in the clouds and other things that might be telling her that bad things might be coming.”
“I Kill Giants” is slated for production with Chris Columbus Producing through his media company; 1492 Pictures/Ocean Blue Entertainment, in collaboration with; Justin Nappi of Treehouse Pictures, Kim Magnusson , Man of Action Entertainment and XYZ Films. Zoe Saldana is set to star in the live action adaptation to the graphic Novel “I Kill Giants”. According to The Hollywood Reporter Zoe Saldana will portray:
“A school psychologist who plays a key role by helping Barbara face both internal and external threats, forming an inspiring bond with her in the process.”
Child actress, Madison Wolfe will portray the titular character, Barbara. “I Kill Giants” writer Joe Kelly also contributed with the screenplay adaptation. Oscar award-winning short film director Anders Walter is scheduled to direct. Further information regarding release date, cast and crew have yet to be provided.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter