Christopher Cantwell is no stranger to TV, and now he will bring a new story to a familiar network. His story, She Could Fly, from the Dark Horse imprint Berger Books, is being optioned for development to series by AMC. The book was co-created with artist Martin Morazzo.
According to the press release, Executive Producers of She Could Fly include Mark Johnson, Executive Producer of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul; Melissa Bernstein, also an Executive Producer of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul; Karen Berger, founder of Berger Books and Vertigo; Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Entertainment’s founder and Executive Producer (The Umbrella Academy); and Keith Goldberg, Dark Horse Entertainment Senior Vice President and Executive Producer (The Umbrella Academy). She Could Fly tells the story of Luna, a disturbed 15-year-old girl who becomes obsessed with an unknown woman who appears in the Chicago sky flying at heights reaching 2,000 feet. Suddenly—the mysterious woman dies in a fiery explosion mid-air. No one knows who she was, how she flew, or why. Will cracking the secrets of the Flying Woman’s inner life lead to the liberation from Luna own troubled mind? The story also has a new arc, She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot which will release Issue 5 on August 14, 2019.
Cantwell was also the showrunner for AMC series, Halt And Catch Fire.