A new franchise has been revealed by Iconic Marvel Comics chief and creator, Stan Lee.
The franchise aspires to delve into TV, film, comics and other digital distribution channels. Keya Morhan and Michael Benayova will join Lee on the ambitious project.
All trio will co-write the creation, named Nitron, which follows an advanced species secretly living on earth in present day. Benaroya Pictures will be in charge of any adaptation production, with $50 million already secured in the studios chest.
Six volumes of comics will be released in the Nitron franchise, with further issues to follow, according to commercial success.
“It’s a pleasure to partner with Michael Benaroya and Keya Morgan on Nitron,” said Lee to Variety. “I am excited for everyone to explore the amazing world of Nitron with us.”
Benaroya’s past work includes Cell, Cymbeline, Queen of the Desert, Kill Your Darlings, and Margin Call.
Morgan is currently producing and directing the documentary film Marilyn Monroe: Murder on Fifth Helena Drive.
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