Monday, March 10, 2008

SNAKED heads for the BIG SCREEN

from today's Variety...

Saperstein takes on 'Snaked'

Producer options film rights to Meth series

Producer Richard Saperstein has optioned the film rights to Clifford Meth's comicbook series "Snaked" from IDW Publishing, the company behind "30 Days of Night."

Based on an original story by Meth, "Snaked" is a horror-noir that follows the personal and political exploits of a government employee with supernatural, snakelike abilities.

"The political arena forms the perfect backdrop for Clifford Meth's heady mix of horror, sex and mayhem," said Saperstein, former prexy of production at Dimension Films, who has overseen pics including "1408," "Rob Zombie's Halloween" and "The Mist."

IDW released the first installment of "Snaked," whose publishers call it the most "controversial book" it's ever published, in December. The third book in the series was released on Feb. 13.
Meth will pen the screenplay, and he will exec produce with IDW Publishing prexy and founder Ted Adams. Shara Kay will co-produce.

1 comment:

STORM said...

Dear Mr. Meth,

Congratulations on getting your comic Snaked optioned! I think that is really exciting (I actually just picked up the comic picture in this article today)!

I also want to say thanks so much for posting a comment on my blog (it was in reference to a post I wrote about Dave Cockrum and my namesake). It meant a lot to me. I've only been blogging since the start of the year and have maybe 3 comments so far, so it feels good to know someone's reading!

Sorry to go on and on, but I really wanted to let you know that I rally appreciated the shout out and wasn't sure how to send you a private email. I love following your blog. Would it be okay with you if I made a link to it from mine?

Thanks so much,