Fox21 developing 'Indestructible Man' series

9:00 PM PST 10/19/2009 by Nellie Andreeva, AP

TV project is based on Platinum's upcoming comic book

Fox21 has partnered with Platinum Studios to develop a TV series based on Platinum's upcoming comic-book series "Indestructible Man."

"Indestructible" tells the story of Nick Rabel, an elite secret agent who can't be killed and discovers the hard way the difference between "indestructible" and "unbreakable."

"This is a fun comic story where our indestructible lead character has major issues," said Fox21 president Chris Carlisle, who called the tale "a unique combination of superpowers and humor."

Platinum Studios chairman and CEO Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, who is executive producing the project, said Fox21 brass "really understood this character and the world he inhabits from the very first meeting."

The deal was brokered by ex-Universal Pictures executive Randy Greenberg, CAA and the Rigberg Entertainment Group.

The film and TV division of Platinum Studios, whose library contains more than 5,600 characters, also is developing features "Cowboys & Aliens," "Unique," "The Witchblade," "Atlantis Rising," "The Weapon" and "Mal Chance."
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