‘Midnight Western Theatre’ Series In Works From Scout Comics & MPE; Kevin Carroll To Adapt Louis Southard’s Comics

Specific, Scout Comics has partnered with oren segal‘s Management Production Entertainment to develop Louis Southardcomic book series of Midnight Western Theaterfor television—tapping Kevin Carroll To handle customization.

The comics, featuring art by David Hahn, examine the unrest within the United States of the 1860s. In the series, the infamous Red Tom and his deadly posse claim the once prosperous town of Liberty Springs. But will these outlaws be able to taste their sinful victory when two black-clad, supernatural strangers suddenly appear? Scout Comics would produce the adaptation with Carroll and Segal, marking the latter’s first TV outing with the project.

“I was immediately drawn to the world of . Midnight Western Theater, with his razor-sharp wit and simple premise,” said Carroll. “It blends the grittiness of a classic spaghetti Western with the pulse-pounding elements of gothic horror. It’s a large, expansive world populated with creepy creatures and demonic pantheists. And at its core, a charming tale of two friends It’s a lovely, heartwarming story about people who have each other’s backs, no matter what.”

'Midnight Western Theater' comic book cover

“I never thought anything like this would happen to me or my story,” said Southard, “so I’m excited to see MWT in such good hands.”

Southard is a breakout comic book talent with Midnight Western Theater Being only his second title. his first, hero looking for villainPosted by Action Lab Entertainment.

Carroll is a writer who has worked in the story development departments at MGM, Paramount and The Donors Company, placing as a finalist for the Humanitas Fellowship for their pilot. no life story in 2018.

Sehgal is a manager and producer who formed MPE in 2011 and has since produced burning palms, starring Joe Saldana, Rosamund Pike, Anson Mount and Dylan McDermott; Brett Easton Ellis’s adaptation of Michael Hornberg’s novel curse of downers grove, And #scary, starring Chloe Sevigny, Timothy Hutton and Natasha Lyonne. He is currently remaking the 1991 cult classic don’t call mom the babysitter dead with Michael Phillips (taxi driver) and Treehouse Pictures.

Scout Comics & Entertainment was founded in 2015 and has over 250 titles in its catalogue. The company’s assets have previously been sold to companies such as Disney, Amazon Studios, FilmNation, State Street and Rooster Teeth.