Dark Horse’s “She Could Fly” being developed as a series for AMC

Dark Horse’s “She Could Fly” being developed as a series for AMC

Halt and Catch Fire creator Christopher Cantwell has another property coming to television, as AMC shave optioned his and Martín Morazzo’s comic She Could Fly for a television series. It’s the story of a troubled teenage girl who obsessively follows the case of a woman who appeared to fly and then die in a sudden explosion, which is a concept that’s perfect for dramatic serialization.

What’s more, Dark Horse have announced the release dates for the next installment of the comic and the upcoming trade collection, so check out the details below.

Per Dark Horse:

SDCC 2019: CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL AND MARTÍN MORAZZO’S “SHE COULD FLY” IN DEVELOPMENT AT AMC 

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (July 19, 2019)—Berger Books is proud to announce She Could Fly has been optioned for television development by AMC. Based on the comic series created by Christopher Cantwell and Martín Morazzo, She Could Fly marks the first property from the esteemed Berger Books line to be optioned for film or television. 

She Could Fly tells the story of Luna, a disturbed 15-year-old girl who becomes obsessed with an unknown woman who appears in the Chicago sky flying at heights reaching 2,000 feet. Suddenly—the mysterious woman dies in a fiery explosion mid-air. No one knows who she was, how she flew, or why. Will cracking the secrets of the Flying Woman's inner life lead to the liberation from Luna own troubled mind? The second series of She Could Fly, She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot #5 arrives August 14, 2019, with the collection arriving December 17, 2019

Christopher Cantwell, co-creator of She Could Fly has past experience with AMC through AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire as a co-creator, showrunner and executive producer. Executive Producers of She Could Fly include Mark Johnson, Executive Producer of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul; Melissa Bernstein, also an Executive Producer of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul; Karen Berger, founder of Berger Books and Vertigo; Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Entertainment’s founder and Executive Producer (The Umbrella Academy); and Keith Goldberg, Dark Horse Entertainment Senior Vice President and Executive Producer (The Umbrella Academy). 

The next installment of She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot, issue #5, will hit comic shops and digital retailers on August 14.

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