Sony Options Dark Horse's "Hungry Ghosts" For Animated TV Series
Jun 12, 2019
Sony has announced that Hungry Ghosts, the Dark Horse Comics mini-series by the late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, has been optioned for an animated television series.
According to the report from Variety, "the series will showcase an anthology of frightening, hilarious, twisted, and culinary-inspired ghost stories...It has a circle of chefs trying to think up eerie encounters and unnatural events, set in different cultures across the world, to scare each other."
The four-issue mini-series was written by Bourdain, the celebrity chef who also wrote two Get Jiro graphic novels for DC. Bourdain passed away in June 2018.
Production on the series has not yet begun.
Cooked up by the best-selling author and veteran chef, Anthony Bourdain (Kitchen Confidential, Emmy-Award winning TV star of Parts Unknown) and acclaimed novelist Joel Rose (Kill, Kill, Faster, Faster), back again from their New York Times #1 bestseller, Get Jiro!).
o Features all-new, original recipes prepared by Bourdain, plus a guide to the ghostly legendary spirits behind these horrifying tales.
o Collects the four-issue mini-series.