Writer/director James Wan has signed on to executive produce the upcoming TV adaptation of Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino's Gideon Falls. Wan's involvement was announced Thursday at New York Comic Con by Hivemind, who licensed and are producing the show.
"We are very excited about James Wan and Atomic Monster joining the Gideon Falls team," said Lemire and Sorrentino, who are also executive producers. "James’ creative vision will be a wonderful fit for the world of Gideon Falls and to help adapt the series to television in a truly unique and exciting way."
Wan will exec. produce Gideon Falls through his shingle Atomic Monster, with his colleague Michael Clear, who is also on as executive producer.
"To have a filmmaker of James Wan's caliber, talent, and vision contributing to the atmospheric and terrifying world that Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino have created with Gideon Falls is nothing short of incredible," said Hivemind co-founders Kathy Lingg, Dinesh Shamdasani, and Jason Brown. "This is a high-powered and formidable combination for one of the most acclaimed comic series of the decade, and James and his colleagues at Atomic Monster – Michael Clear and Rob Hackett – are the perfect partners to help bring our adaptation to life. Fans of Gideon Falls, rest assured: We have some incredible surprises yet in store."
Launched in 2018, Hivemind is also working on Netflix's The Witcher, Amazon's The Expanse, Sony's Bloodshot, and Sony's upcoming Final Fantasy TV series.