Amazon is in talks to acquire acquire screen rights to the "Warhammer 40,000" science fiction fantasy game, for a new live-action TV series starring Henry Cavill ("Man of Steel", "The Witcher"):
"...while humanity's armies wage unending war across a million battlefields, in the darkness, a secret conflict rages – fought by the agents of the 'Imperial Inquisition'.
"'Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn' and his band of investigators fight to thwart the monstrous schemes of aliens, heretics and 'daemons' before mankind's doom is sealed.
"40,000 years into the future, things are dark indeed. Human civilization has stopped progressing and is in an unending war with aliens and magical beings, with gods and demons figuring into a theological class system.
The humans make up the 'Imperium of Man', who are militaristic. A race of skeleton-like androids are known as the 'Necron'. There is an elvish race known as 'Aeldari' as well as 'Orks'. 'Tyranids' are nasty aliens, while the 'T’au', a blue-skinned alien race may offer some hope..."
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