Most people know George R.R. Martin for his A Song of Fire and Ice series, better known as Game of Thrones. But that’s just one of the author’s universes. Another that he curates and edits is about to get the same treatment from another major provider. And it stars superheroes. It’s called Wild Cards and according to The Hollywood Reporter, Hulu is near a deal to secure the rights to the franchise, which has been around since 1987 and contains 27 books (and counting). It’s “a shared universe of anthologies, mosaic novels and stand-alone stories written by a collection of authors and edited by Martin and co-editor Melinda Snodgrass.” In the world of Wild Cards, a deadly virus was spread across the world in 1946. Most people died but those who survived either mutated or magically had superpowers. Now, decades later, the virus still exists and manifests itself later in life. So people don’t know if they are going to become the jokers, and mutate—or become the aces, and get super powers. Syfy Films bought the rights to the franchise back in 2011 (the same year Game of Thrones debuted on HBO) hoping to make a movie. Five years later,… Read full this story
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