Kirkman's Oblivion Song Lands Big-Screen Adaptation at Universal

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and Lorenzo De Felici's sci-fi drama comic Oblivion Song will be developed into a movie from Skybound Entertainment and Universal Pictures with the same name.

According to the press release from Skybound Entertainment, the project will be scripted by Sean O'Keefe, who wrote the script for Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg's Wonderland. Kirkman, David Alpert, Bryan Furst and Sean Furst will produce the film.

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Oblivion Song #1 released in 2018. The comic, which features Annalisa Leoni on colors and Rus Wooton as letterer, is currently ongoing. Oblivion Song #16 releases June 12. You can read a plot summary below:

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Oblivion Song takes place a decade after 300,000 citizens of Philadelphia were suddenly lost in Oblivion. The government made every attempt to recover them but after many years they gave up. Nathan Cole won’t. He makes daily trips, risking his life to try and rescue those lost, alone and afraid, living in the apocalyptic hellscape of Oblivion. But maybe… Nathan is looking for something else. Why can’t he resist the siren call of the Oblivion Song?

No release date or casting information was provided for the Oblivion Song film. It is unknown who will direct the project at this time.

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