Levantine Films has landed the TV rights to Rodney Barnes and Jason Shawn Alexander’s Killadelphia: Sins of the Father. Levantine and Barnes will produce the TV adaptation. Killadelphia is published by Image Comics.
When a small-town beat cop comes home to bury his murdered father—the revered Philadelphia detective James Sangster Sr.—he begins to unravel a mystery that leads him down a path of horrors that will shake his beliefs to their core. The city that was once the symbol of liberty and freedom has fallen prey to corruption, poverty, unemployment, brutality… and vampires. Welcome to KILLADELPHIA.
Barnes other TV credits include The Boondocks, Everybody Hates Chris, Hulu’s Marvel’s Runaways, Hulu’s Wu-Tang: An American Saga, and Starz’s American Gods.
Other projects Levantine Films has produced include Hidden Figures, Blinded By The Light, and The Fundamentals Of Caring.
No premiere date has been announced.