DC Comics' Vertigo imprint, 8-issue miniseries "The Kitchen" (2015), created by writer Ollie Masters and illustrator Ming Doyle, is being adapted as a New Line 'gangster' dramatic feature, starring Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish, to be scripted and directed by Andrea Berloff ("Straight Outta Compton"):
"...New York City, late 1970's. 'Times Square' is a haven for sex and drugs. The city teeters on the verge of bankruptcy, while blackouts can strike at any moment.
"The gangs of Hell's Kitchen rule the neighborhood, bringing terror to the streets.
"'Jimmy Brennan' and his crew were caught and imprisoned, but their wives, 'Kath', 'Raven' and 'Angie' – decide to keep running their bloody rackets..."
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