The Wicked + The Divine, Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s award nominated comic (published by Image) is coming to the small screen. Universal recently optioned the series to be produced by Milkfed Criminal Masterminds (headed by Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick), who signed a two year deal with Universal back in February.
The comic, written by Gillen and illustrated by McKelvie, launched last summer and became popular for its cast of diverse characters, something it’s hoped the TV series will preserve. It tells the story of a world in which every now and again a group of Gods and Goddesses are reborn into the bodies of teenagers called the Pantheon. Naturally, rivalries run rife. Though details are sparse now, The Wicked + The Divine couldn’t be in better hands.