The Eisner and Ringo award-winning comic book series, Bitter Root, has brought on director/producer Regina King to helm the feature film adaptation. From Deadline, “Legendary has closed a deal for Regina King to direct and produce the feature adaptation of Bitter Root, the acclaimed Image Comics series created by David F. Walker & Sanford Greene and indie veteran Chuck Brown. King will also produce with Reina King via their Royal Ties banner, alongside Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler and Sev Ohanian of Proximity Media. Walker, Greene, Brown and Drapetomedia’s Sean Owolo will executive produce. Bryan Edward Hill is currently rewriting the draft.”
The book follows the monster hunting exploits of the Sangerye family. who specialize in hunting monsters who are people whose souls are infected by hate. Check out our review of volume 1 for the series here.