Monday, March 21, 2022

“Warhammer 40,000” TV Series

Producer Frank Spotnitz ("The Man In The High Castle") continues developing the "Warhammer 40,000" novels by Dan Abnett, into a live-action TV series with Big Light Productions and Games Workshop:

"...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..."

"'Warhammer 40,000' is steeped in rich and complex lore,", said Spotnitz, "with a myriad of traditions and stories that have accumulated over time in this thrilling and complex world, making it one of the most exciting properties to adapt for television audiences and the franchise's loyal global fanbase. There is nothing else like it on television, and we are incredibly excited to tap into our own experience creating imaginative, complex and compelling worlds to bring this incredible saga to the screen..."

"'Gregor Eisenhorn' is a relentless force in the dark future of the 'Warhammer' universe," said Abnett. "But the appeal to me, from the moment I started writing him, was his complexity. He is not the simple, ruthless hero he appears to be. His battle with the 'Warp' leads him into dark places and forces him to question his duty, his understanding of the 'Imperium' and his own identity. With Eisenhorn, it's not just the adventures, and they are certainly vivid: it's the journey he takes to the very limits of what he is and what it means to be loyal..."

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