I’ve learned that Syfy is finalizing a deal to develop a drama series based on Five Ghosts, the comic created by writer Frank J. Barbiereand artist Chris Mooneyham. The TV adaptation will be written by hot feature writer Evan Daugherty (Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White and the Huntsman) who will executive produce with BenderSpink’s Chris Bender and Jake Weiner, with Jake Wagner serving as producer for Universal Cable Prods. and BenderSpink.
First published in 2013 by Image Comics, Five Ghosts chronicles the travels of treasure hunter Fabian Gray and his rare ability to harness the ghosts of five literary characters, referred to as “The Wizard”, “The Archer”, “The Detective”, “The Samurai” and “The Vampire”. Daugherty is repped by UTA and BenderSpink.