WME Signs Comic Book-Based IDW Entertainment (Exclusive)
The agency will represent all film and TV projects based on IDW’s catalog.
IDW Entertainment has signed with WME, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned.
The agency will represent all film and TV projects for the company, a division of comic book publisher IDW Publishing. IDW Entertainment was launched in 2013 and currently is in development on adapting bestseller V-Warswith Dexter’s Tim Schlattman, Pantheon with Michael Chiklis, Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agencywith Chronicle’s Max Landis, Life Undead with Agents of SHIELD’s Paul Zbyszewski and Brooklyn Animal Control, from Splinter Cell’s J.T. Petty.
“IDW Entertainment’s representation with WME aligns our upcoming projects with an unparalleled roster of talent while ensuring we continue to release the most creative and exciting entertainment possible,” IDW Entertainment president David Ozer said in a statement.
The parent company is known for licensed titles including Hasbro’s The Transformers, G.I. Joe and My Little Pony; Paramount’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2000AD’s Judge Dredd; The Rocketeer; Toho’s Godzilla and Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons. IDW also publishes the independent series Ragnarok, Winterworld and Little Nemo.