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D.J. Caruso To Direct Preacher

D.J. Caruso has closed a deal to direct Preacher , Columbia’s adaptation of the popular 1990s DC/Vertigo comic book series. Neal Moritz and his Original Films banner are producing with Kickstart Prods.' Jason Netter. John August wrote the screenplay. Created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, Preacher , which ran from 1995-2000, told the story of a down-and-out Texas preacher possessed by Genesis, a supernatural entity conceived by the unnatural coupling of an angel and a demon. Given immense powers, the preacher teamed with an old girlfriend and a hard-drinking Irish vampire and set out on a journey across America to find God -- who apparently had abandoned his duties in heaven -- and hold him accountable for his negligence. Here is the comic book plot: Preacher tells the story of Jesse Custer, a down-and-out preacher in the small Texas town of Annville. Custer was accidentally possessed by the supernatural creature named Genesis in an incident which killed his entire co

DC/Vertigo Comics Midnight Madness Being made into TV show For NBC

DC/Vertigo Comics Midnight Madness Being made into TV show For NBC Looks like everyone is trying to get their hands in to the Comic Book Cookie Jar. With the success of Iron Man , Watchmen and X Men Franchise. Everyone is trying to get a piece and find that Golden Nugget. "Midnight, Mass." is headed to television. NBC has picked up a live-action drama adaptation of the comic book series from DC Comics' Vertigo imprint. Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts are on board to write the project for Warner Bros. TV and studio-based Jinks/Cohen Co. "Midnight," which has received a script commitment with penalty from the network, revolves around Adam and Julia Kadmons, a sophisticated, sexy, globe-trotting husband-and-wife team who solve mysteries and crimes of the supernatural. John Rozum's "Midnight, Mass." has been among the most heavily pursued of DC Comics' properties for a TV series adaptation by sister company WBTV. Over the years, almost