Monday, December 8, 2008
Vertigo's Fables To Be Made For Tv
THR has news that Vertigo comics "Fables" is heading to ABC, "Six Degrees" creators/executive producers Stu Zicherman and Raven Metzner are penning the script for the hourlong drama set at Warner Bros. TV, David Semel has come on board to direct "Fables."
Created and written by Bill Willingham, the series deals with various characters from fairy tales and folklore – referring to themselves as "Fables" – who have been forced out of their Homelands by a mysterious enemy known as the Adversary. They have traveled to our world and formed a clandestine community in New York City known as Fabletown. Fables who are unable to blend in with human society (such as monsters and anthropomorphic animals) live at "the Farm" in upstate New York.