Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick are crossing into the land of the small screen! The pair has signed a two-year deal with Universal TV to adapt some of their comic books for television – along with developing some original series concepts. Their Milkfed Criminal Masterminds production company will act as TV launchpad for other comic creators. First up, developing an adaptation of Sex Criminals. The award winning comic, created by Fraction and Chip Zdarsky, centers on a female librarian and male actor who discover they can freeze time when they orgasm. Universal TV EVP Bela Bajaria said of the development:
“We’re always excited to usher in fresh voices to the television space, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with Matt and Kelly Sue, a fantastic pair whose award-winning comics are as deeply realized as they are entertaining.”
This is PAST exciting news! No pun intended…. I think… well, stay tuned, kids..