Rejoice Coheed and Cambria fans! Claudio Sanchez’s epic comic book series The Amory Wars is coming to film. The series of graphic novels elaborates on the stories first told in all the albums of Sanchez’s band Coheed and Cambria, who serve as the main characters. Here’s the announcement:
Claudio Sanchez and Evil Ink Comics announced today that they have partnered with Stephen Levinson’s Leverage (Boardwalk Empire, Entourage, Contraband) and Mark Wahlberg to develop their graphic novel series The Amory Wars into a live-action feature film. The Amory Wars, a sci-fi saga published by Boom! Studios, recently reached #4 on the New York Times Bestseller List for graphic books.
The Amory Wars is an epic fantasy set in a futuristic alternate universe. The series chronicles the rise of superhuman dictator Wilhelm Ryan, and the one family that could hold the key to liberating the world from his tyrannical reign.
If you’re as big a fan of the music and series as we are, this might seem like the best surpirse of the con.