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Indie Comic The Unearthians is developing a live-action adaptation

Moras Productions and the Kaczmarek Digital Media Group announced earlier this month that they had reached an agreement for KCMG to portray the acclaimed 2019 comic book series. The Unearthians. Omar Mora, owner of Moras Productions, is the creator and writer of the original 2019 comic, which launched at Comic Con International in San Diego in 2019. The 12-issue maxi-series drew positive reviews, including on Comic Book Resources. ‘ list of the top 10 independent titles of this year. KDMG represents original concepts for TV series and movies, working with decision makers from major digital retail platforms including Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, Hallmark Channel, BET Network, Starz Network, and more.

Moras Productions is an independent Los Angeles-based production company focused on movies, TV series, and comics. The announcement was unclear, but it seems likely Mora will write the script for the adaptation they’re buying.

“I’m thrilled to have KDMG in our corner. They can open great doors for our story. I can’t wait to start pitching our series to studios and big streamers. I already have plans for three seasons and But I don’t want to get ahead of the curve, I just want to secure Season 1. It’s always good to be prepared,” Mora said. “I really like our story. It’s a new take on vampirism, where they come from and what happens when they interact with extraterrestrial beings. I can’t wait to see it in action and share it with the world.”

You can see the official synopsis of The Unearthians below.

The Unearthians is an original sci-fi story where good versus evil clash for a greater cause and an unconventional team comes together to fight fascism and the powerful. An action-packed sci-fi tale, two best friends are abducted and transported to an underground base somewhere on earth. During the abduction, Mateo and Carter set out to uncover the truth when they discover the dark agenda the aliens have in store for not just Earth, but the entire galaxy. With the help of other beings – Naurax, Ecraptor and Flex – they decide to fight this injustice. But Mateo and Carter also have a secret of their own, which they will use to their advantage; a secret the aliens never saw coming – they are vampires.

Things are still in their infancy, with no clear indication of how close a deal is, or even if they’re aiming for a feature film or TV adaptation.

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