The miniature game Warhammer 40,000 is coming to a miniature screen near you. Man in the High Castle creator Frank Spotnitz has partnered with Games Workshop, the company behind Warhammer 40,000, for a live-action TV series.
The series Eisenhorn will be based on the novels written by author Dan Abnett and sees mankind on the brink of annihilation. The series will see Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn and his band of investigators fight to thwart the monstrous schemes of aliens, heretics and demons before mankind’s doom is sealed.
In the press release, Spotnitz said:
“Warhammer 40,000 is steeped in rich and complex lore, with a myriad of traditions and stories that have accumulated over time in this thrilling and complex world, making it one of the most exciting properties to adapt for television audiences and the franchise’s loyal global fanbase. There is nothing else like it on television, and we are incredibly excited to tap into our own experience creating imaginative, complex and compelling worlds to bring this incredible saga to the screen.”
No network has been attached.