MIPTV 2012: Carl Potts' 'Last of the Dragons' Miniseries Set to Launch
108 Media will be shopping the live-action project about a young Ninja who battles against legendary Samurai, warrior priests and American Indians in the 1870s American Old West.
TORONTO – Last of the Dragons, a fantasy graphic novel by former Marvel comic book writer and editor Carl Potts, is being turned into a TV mini-series.
Toronto indie distributor and sales agent 108 Media will be launching the Last of the Dragons live action project, which follows a young Ninja who battles against legendary Samurai, warrior priests and American Indians in the 1870s American Old West, at MIPTV.
Adam Shully (The Bridge) is producing the mini-series, with Mark Schekter executive producing.
Potts, who created the Last of the Dragons project in 2010, sold an earlier screenplay for an Alien Legion graphic novel to Jerry Bruckheimer Films.
108 Media, which is led by CEO and former Cinesavvy managing director Abhishek Rastogi, debuted at the recent Berlin Film Market by acquiring the English-language rights to the Korean animation hit Leafie for theatrical release in North America.
More recently, the Canadian distributor acquired the documentary Buffalo Girls, a look at the Thai young-girl boxing craze, from director Todd Kellstein.