VANCOUVER (July 27, 2011) - Arcana Studios, one of the world's top producers of graphic novels, is pleased to announce that they are partnering with Framelight to co-produce big screen adaptations of El Arsenal
and Frozen Wasteland
, two of their popular graphic novels.
The producers for the projects will be Sean Patrick O'Reilly, owner of Arcana Studios, as well as Jeffrey D. Erb and Robert L. Robinson Jr. from Framelight. They are in talks with Michael Miner (ROBOCOP) to adapt the screenplay for El Arsenal
Created by writer Salvador Vazquez and artist Daniel Perez, El Arsenal
takes place in the future when the world is on the verge of collapse, nations fight against each other for power and control, and the people suffer. The story focuses on mankind's best hope, a Mexican mercenary who seeks a powerful biological weapon in cockroaches.
In Frozen Wasteland
, published originally in 2007, America is covered in snow and rival gangs fight for control of Los Angeles, where law and order has collapsed, and the government, stretched thin as it is by troubles elsewhere, is afraid it will lose the city.