Founded by the actor Thomas jane (The Fog, the Predator, 1922) Y Courtney lauren penn, Renegade entertainment is partnering with AfterShock Comics in a brand new comic book property titled Lycanthrope, we learned this morning. The Tale of the Werewolf will feature a script from the comic book legend. Mike carey (Lucifer, The girl with all the gifts), and is based on a story by David james kelly (Logan, Robin Hood) and Thomas Jane.
In Lycanthrope, “Year of Our Lord 1777: A hardened group of international big game hunters returning from Africa are shipwrecked on a small British island. In exchange for new supplies and the repair of his good boat The Calidonian, Lord Ludgate hires the men for a task they are particularly suited to: find the Berserking Beast that has been eating his subjects, including a group of young Benedictine nuns, and destroy him. “
The first six installments of the comic book series will debut in the first half of 2022.
Check out a sneak peek at a first glance below.
Thomas Jane said in a statement included with the press release: “I am beyond excited to partner with AfterShock Comics to develop the universe of Lycanthrope. It’s a story I’ve wanted to tell for a long time and I’m very lucky to have a great team of creators with David and Mike to bring it to life through the next comic series. “
Producer and former chess champion Courtney Lauren Penn oversees content for Renegade Entertainment, producing new media, movies and television series alongside Jane.