Range Media Partners and Heavy Metal Magazine are partnering up to exploit the film and TV potential of IP from the iconic sci-fi/fantasy illustrated magazine brand.
Heavy Metal will co-produce projects with Range Media.Founded in 1977, Heavy Metal generated a self-titled 1981 animated hard R-rated cult film with eroticism and violence, and stories from the magazine over the years informed such films as Blade Runner (Philip K.
Dick first published Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in the mag) and The Fifth Element. The magazine published the original Alien Graphic Novel when the original film was released in 1979.Heavy Metal has hired Tommy Coriale as President and Head of Studio, to spearhead the launch of its film and televisionRead more on deadline.com