Amazon‘s Prime Video has ordered a sequence adaptation of the Ed Brubaker graphic novel Prison. The undertaking was introduced final 12 months with Brubaker and co-creator Sean Phillips serving as government producers. Brubaker additionally wrote the pilot script and can function co-showrunner with government producer Jordan Harper.
Prison is about in a gritty, noir-inspired world, the sequence delves deep into the legal underworld, exploring the lives of varied characters who inhabit this darkish and morally advanced realm. Every quantity of “Prison” is a self-contained story, however they’re all interconnected, constructing a wealthy tapestry of crime, betrayal, and redemption. The sequence truly options some actually compelling storytelling.
Brubaker mentioned in an announcement: “Sean and I’ve been constructing this world in our books for over a decade, and now to have the ability to carry it to life for Amazon is simply unimaginable. And to have Amazon assist the undertaking the best way they’ve, and present a lot religion in my and Jordan’s imaginative and prescient for the present is much more unimaginable.”
Nick Pepper, head of U.S. Amazon MGM Studios mentioned in an announcement: Prison is a beloved graphic novel created by essentially the most iconic group within the historical past of comics. I do know our international Prime Video prospects will instantly embrace this story, and I sit up for working with Ed, Jordan, and the group to carry it to the display screen.”
Brubaker defined in a previous interview: “Prison tells the interweaving saga of a number of generations of households tied collectively by the crimes and murders of the previous. And one of many massive occasions in lots of of those characters’ pasts, which has been referenced for the reason that very first Prison story, was the demise of Teeg Lawless. Earlier than we even met Teeg, we knew that he had died when his son was a youngster, however aside from the id of his killer, we have now by no means advised the remainder of that story. It’s simply been a ghost haunting the sequence, as Teeg Lawless has change into one of the vital common characters within the comedian.”
Legendary Tv can even function an government producer. The sequence is produced by Amazon MGM Studios.