J. Michael Straczynski’s Comic ‘Rising Stars’ In MGM Movie Deal


Another comic book has been optioned J. Michael Straczynski’s Rising Stars, the Top Cow comic series, has been optioned MGM.

Straczynski is writing the script and Alex Gartner and Richard Suckle will produce for Atlas Entertainment. Straczynski has an impressive resume, including creating and producing the Babylon 5 series, writing and producing with the Wachowski’s on Sense 8. His writing credits include Changeling, Ninja Assassin, Thor, Underworld Awakening and World War Z.

When not working with the movie industry, Straczynski’s comics have been incredibly successful, his comics have sold over 11 million copies. Rising Stars tells the story of a special group of people who come together as a result of an extraordinary event. The group is able to change the world far behind normal and into something totally unimaginable.




Chelsea Lewis

Chelsea Lewis

Chelsea Lewis, TV division, joined Heroic Hollywood in 2016. Prior to joining the team at Heroic, she worked for TheCelebrityCafe.com covering everything from music to...