Comic-Con News: Image Comics’ Deadly Class has been optioned as a TV project helmed by Joe and Anthony Russo (Captain America, The Avengers).

The series is being set up at Sony Pictures TV, according to Deadline.  The project will be written by Remender and Miles Feld.  Remender, the Russo Brothers and Feld will executive produce along with Adam Targum, who will serve as showrunner. Mike Larroca, president of Russo’s Getaway Productions, will also executive produce.  The project will be targeted to cable networks and streaming services.

The comic book (see "Image Announces Major Projects at Expo") is set in the 1980s and tells the story of a disillusioned teen who is recruited into a high school for assassins.