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Idris Elba-David Leitch Photo "Bang!" From Dark Horse Working on Netflix – Deadline

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Netflix and Dark Horse Entertainment have announced a multi-year first-look film and television deal extending their creative partnership, as well as beginning development on two new projects at the same time. Bang! series called Mind MGMT.

A former spy-thriller based on the comic book series by Matt Kindt and Wilfredo Torres, a terrorist cult sets out to start the apocalypse in a series of novels meant to brainwash its readers, leaving the world’s most famous spy to chase them down. will be sent to kill those responsible. Idris Elba (fall harder) is Kindt (Ninjak vs Valiant Universe) and Zach Olkewitz reunite the latter with director David Leitch following Sony’s action movie work bullet trainMike Richardson and Keith Goldberg served as producers on Dark Horse, while Leach and Kelly McCormick served as producers on 87 North and Elba.

Mind MGMT is an adaptation of the comic book series by Kindt, in which a young woman stumbles upon a top-secret mind management program. Her subsequent journey included weaponized psychics, hypnotic advertisements, talking dolphins, and a seemingly immortal tracker, retracing the man who was MIND MGMT’s greatest success and most devastating failure. try to findBut in a world where people can rewrite reality itself, can she trust everything she sees? Curtis Gwynn, Emmy-nominated writer and producer best known for his work I am stranger thingsalong with Dark Horse’s Richardson and Goldberg, will executive produce the series.

Netflix recently teamed up with the film and television production arm of the acclaimed Dark Horse comics for a third season. Umbrella Academyreached the Netflix Global Top 10 on TV in 91 countries in its first four weeks, with 283.55 million hours watched. The third project the two companies are co-developing, which has already been announced, is a drama series. Revenge Inc., focuses on a secret underground enterprise that specializes in revenge. Matthew Arnold serves as showrunner for the project and is an executive producer along with Richardson, Goldberg and Chris Tang.Also, the work has a function lady killer— an action thriller about a 1950s housewife living a secret life as a highly trained hitman. Produced and starring Blake Lively, based on the comic book series by Joel Jones and Jamie S. Rich.

Previous Dark Horse Entertainment releases include Netflix movies polar regions, starring Mads Mikkelsen. Netflix animated series Samurai Rabbit Usagi Chronicles It will return for a second season later this year.and anime movies A chicken hare and a dark hamsterranked in the top 10 Netflix movies for the last four weeks.

Elba is represented by the UK Artists Partnership, WME, M88 and Johnson Shapiro Slewette & Cole. Reach by CAA and Johnson-Shapiro. Olkewicz by CAA, 3 Arts and Felker Toczek Suddleson; WME, 3 Arts Entertainment, and his Gwinn by Lev Ginsburg. Kindt by Rothman Brecher Ehrich Livingston.