George R.R. Martin has confirmed that his superhero anthology novels, Wild Cards, will be adapted for the small screen.
The author was speaking to LiveJournal and confirmed the news. Wild Cards is a vast collection of stories about superheroes in anthologised volumes, exploring a variety of heroes and villains with a boundless variety of powers and perspectives.
The first volume of the Wild Cards series was published in 1986. Twenty-two volumes have been published to date.
Wild Cards writer Melinda Snodgrass and Syfy Films’ Gregory Noveck are in charge of bringing the series to life, as Martin is under contract with HBO and is busy writing The Winds of Winter, the anticipated next novel in the A Song of Ice and Fire series.
Work will begin immediately on the dramatisation.