Ice Cream Man, the popular horror-fantasy series from Image Comics,will be adapted to the small screen courtesy of Quibi, the soon-to-be-launched a short-form mobile video platform founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg.
Ice Cream Man is an anthology series created by W. Maxwell Prince that features Twilight Zone-like stories narrated by the Ice Cream Man, who weaves dark tapestrys with the tales he serves up as scoops of pain and suffering for his amusement.
According to Deadline, the new series will dive deep into the suburban American psyche with stories that are timeless yet current, relatable yet strange, equal parts terrifying and ironic, and always end with a macabre twist.
The series is being developed by Universal Content Productions (UCP) which has don shows like The Sinner (USA Network), The Umbrella Academy (Netflix), Homecoming (Amazon), The Magicians (SYFY), Dare Me (USA Network), Dr. Death (Peacock) and The Act (Hulu).
Adam & Max Reid (Sneaky Pete) are set to write the series and serve as executive producers. Chris Bender and Jake Weiner of Good Fear Content and Alibi’s Jake Wagner will executive produce.
The series and the short-form streaming platform is set to serve a triple-scope of terror with Quibi’s launch on April 6, 2020.
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