Martin announced the deal with Universal Cable Productions on his blog. UCP has produced numerous shows including Mr. Robot, Royal Pains, Suits, The Magicians, 12 Monkeys, and The Royals, to name just a few. Martin, the author behind the mega-hit Game of Thrones, who knows a bit about creating sprawling sagas with lots of fascinating characters, sees Wild Cards as a superhero universe with some new and exciting elements: “Wild Cards is a series of books, graphic novels, games... but most of all it is a universe, as large and diverse and exciting as the comic book universes of Marvel and DC (though somewhat grittier, and considerably more realistic and more consistent), with an enormous cast of characters both major and minor. There are thousands of stories to be told in the world of the Wild Cards, and Gregory and Melinda and UPC hope to be able to tell many of them.”
Shared Superhero Anthology Has Spawned Comics & RPGs
Posted by ICv2 on August 10, 2016 @ 3:15 pm CT
Dabels Launch Wild Cards”), an RPG from Steve Jackson Games and Green Ronin (see “Green Ronin’s 2009 Release Schedule”), and two failed attempts to develop it for the screen, most recently in 2011 (see “Wild Cards Movie”). With Martin’s mega-hit Game of Thrones about to end in 2018 (see “Final Two Seasons of Game of Thrones Could Be Shorter”), there could possibly be a new Martin-inspired series ready to begin at just about the same time that GOT provides its final plot twists.