Mouse Guard, is in the works and is headed to the movies.
The film will be written by Gary Whitta, the screenwriter of December’s hotly anticipated Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and produced by Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Cloverfield director Matt Reeves along with BOOM! Studios’ Ross Richie and Stephen Christy.
Mouse Guard was launched in 2005 and is the epic series created, written, and illustrated by David Petersen about an elite group of warrior mice who are sworn to protect mouse kind from their enemies and to help keep order within the mice territories. The series has sold almost a million copies combined and has been translated into 10 languages.
Recent releases include The Art of Mouse Guard: 2005 – 2015 and Mouse Guard: Art of Bricks, with the Mouse Guard Coloring Book coming in October, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard Vols. 1-3 Box Set coming in November, and Mouse Guard: The Weasel Warof 1149 expected in 2017.
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