Following a competitive bidding war against other studios, Deadline brings word that Sony Pictures has successfully won the rights to AftersShock Comics’ forthcoming comic book series titled The Kaiju Score. The studio is planning to adapt the action thriller into a film with Escape Artists also boarding the project as a co-producer. The comic book is scheduled to launch this coming November 25.
The film adaptation will be produced by Escape Artists’ Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch along with Tony Shaw. AfterShock Comics’ Lee Kramer and Jon Kramer have also signed on to produce with Jiao Chen set to oversee the project on behalf of Sony.