NBC Orders Pilot for 'The Sixth Gun'
'Lost' Producer Carleton Cuse Is Showrunner
Published: 01/22/2013, Last Updated: 01/23/2013 02:43am
NBC has ordered nine pilots to bolster its anemic, reality-show heavy lineup ("The Biggest Snoozer") including one based on The Sixth Gun, a supernatural western written by Cullen Bunn, drawn by Brian Hurtt and published by Oni Press. Lost and Nash Bridges producer Carlton Cuse will act as showrunner for the pilot (see "'Lost' Producer Options 'The Sixth Gun'"), which faces stiff competition from the eight other pilots the Peacock Network ordered.
Variety is reporting that Ryan Condal will write the script for the pilot of The Sixth Gun. Bunn and Hurtt have another comic book project, The Damned, in development at Showtime.
|Confessions of a Comic Book Guy--Romancing the Comic|
|The Aftermath of Pro Tour 'Khans of Tarkir' and the TCGplayer Standard State Championships|
|The Shifting Cultural Landscape of Fan Conventions|
|Rolling for Initiative--How to Sell Me Your Game (or Your Comic or Anything Else)|
|DVD Round-Up: 'Pee-wee's Playhouse,' 'Mad Men,' & 'Snowpiercer'|
|Interview with Lee and Didio
Market Overview, Licensing, the Move, Vertigo, MoreDC co-publishers on the market, licensing, the move, Vertigo, and more.