2018-01-12 20:16:02 UTC
Gareth Edwards Sci-Fi Feature Monsters Being Adapted As Television
by Peter White
EXCLUSIVE: British sci-fi horror film Monsters is being turned into a
television series by Vertigo Films for UK broadcaster Channel 4. The
feature was the directorial debut of Star Wars spin-off Rogue One and
Godzilla helmer Gareth Edwards.
It is currently in development with Channel 4 in the UK, via head of
international drama Simon Maxwell, and the producers are looking to
secure a major U.S. partner and is in talks with broadcasters and SVOD
services including Netflix and Amazon.
The film, which was released in 2010 via Vertigo and Magnet Releasing
in the U.S., follows an American photojournalist, played by Scoot
McNairy, who is tasked with escorting his employers daughter, played
by Whitney Able, back to the U.S. by crossing an infected zone full of
creatures in Mexico.