New York Times Bestseller Roxane Gay will adapt the screenplay of her graphic novel “The Banks” for TKO Studios and Macro, the corporate introduced on Wednesday. The graphic novel was written by Gay and drawn by Ming Doyle (“The Kitchen”).
“The Banks” facilities on three generations of feminine grasp thieves in Chicago who should mend their variations to embark on a heist of a lifetime and avenge a liked one taken too quickly.
“I am thrilled to revisit the world of The Banks. Clara, Cora, and Celia Banks are fierce women with compelling stories that will really come alive on the silver screen,” Gay mentioned in a press release to TheWrap. “I am also excited about partnering with TKO Studios, an amazing publisher to create comics with, and MACRO, a company that is a standard bearer for excellence with the films they make.”
Gay can even function Executive Producer. Producing the mission is MACRO’s Charles D. King, Poppy Hanks and Jelani Johnson. Salvatore Simeone and Tze Chun, who co-founded TKO Studios in 2018, can also be producing together with Jatin Thakker.
MACRO, the multi-platform media firm based by former WME associate Charles D. King, focuses on content material creation and distribution for African American, Latino and different multicultural audiences.
Gay is repped by WME and and Ginsburg Daniels.
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