Jeff Lemire's "Descender" Optioned by Sony, before release

Jeff Lemire has a new book coming out March 4th. The book is called Descender. has announced Descender has been optioned by Sony as a movie.

“It was a competitive situation for Descender, and we are thrilled that it ended with Sony Pictures acquiring the series,” said Lemire and Nguyen. “We know that their film translation will do justice to the original comics, and we are thrilled with their belief in the franchise potential.”

Descender #1 drops March 4th, and is a must pick up. The final order cut off is 2/9/15 so this will surely rank high on the Diamond Comics Advance Reorder List starting as soon as next week.
The Solicitation for the book follows:

One young robot’s struggle to stay alive in a universe where all androids have been outlawed and bounty hunters lurk on every planet.
A rip-roaring and heart-felt cosmic odyssey that pits humanity against machine, and world against world, to create a sprawling space opera from the creators of Trillium, Sweet Tooth, and Little Gotham. Extra-sized first issue. 30 story pages for only $2.99!

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5 thoughts on “Jeff Lemire's "Descender" Optioned by Sony, before release”

  1. I was pumped to hear this earlier today being I had already preordered my copies. Can’t wait to check this book out.

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