Robert Kirkman's Skybound Entertainment has signed a first look deal with Audible to produce audio content based on Skybound properties.
No specific planned creations were announced, however a statement from Skybound says the publishers will work with Audible to produce "action-packed, character-driven, immersive stories for listeners around the world."
“Audible is forging groundbreaking deals with leading creators and producers throughout the entertainment industry and Skybound Entertainment’s track record of creating wildly popular and beloved content is perfect for our voracious listeners," said Rachel Ghiazza, SVP of Audible’s Content Acquisition and Development in a statement. "We are thrilled to be in business with these visionary creators and look forward to serving up new programming to our audience in the near future."
“At Skybound we strive to connect creators to new and existing fanbases across multiple channels," added David Alpert, CEO of Skybound Entertainment. "Teaming up with Audible gives our creators a new platform to expand on their stories, and we’re excited to do so with the best in the audio content business."
No timeframe for content or specific projects were included in the announcement.