Michael Moorcock’s The Elric Saga, books like Elric Stormbringer and Elric of Melnibone has had its TV rights acquired by New Republic Pictures.
Typically, this is an early step in there being an Elric Saga TV series but it absolutely does not mean there’s one definitely happening.
Deadline reports that Glen Mazzara (The Shield, The Walking Dead) and Vaun Wilmot (Prison Break, Star Trek: Discovery) are to adapt the epic sci-fi fantasy while New Republic’s Brian Oliver and producer Bradley J. Fischer try and sell the plan to a TV network.
Elric is an albino king, a demonologist and ruler of a violent nation full of wild passion and plots against him. The series of novels, which eventually become known as the Elric Saga, is about this dangerous warrior coming to terms with his own humanity or what’s left of it.
It’s easy to see why the early speculation is that the pitch will be for Elric to replace Game of Thrones as an adult and epic fantasy.
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