Variety reports that special effects/production company the Orphanage has come aboard to produce a feature adaptation of Bill Sienkiewicz’s graphic novel Stray Toasters.
Company will provide extensive visual effects services for the project, to be directed by Jeff Renfroe and Marteinn Thorsson. Their pic “One Point O” was in competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Penned by Sienkiewicz, Renfroe and Thorsson, story is a futuristic noir thriller about a mentally unstable detective who is investigating a series of bizarre murders of housewives and their young children. His quest takes him deep into the decaying metropolis where he begins to suspect that the killer might not be human.