Coheed and Cambria’s The Amory Wars Saga to Get Film Adaptation By Mark Wahlberg’s Production Company

July 17th, 2012
Goto comments Leave a comment

Coheed and Cambria singer Claudio Sanchez and his company Evil Ink Comics announced at Comic-Con International in San Diego a partnership with Stephen Levinson’s Leverage Productions (Boardwalk Empire, Entourage, Contraband) and actor/producer Mark Wahlberg to develop The Amory Wars, their sci-fi graphic novel series into a live action feature film.

Photo by Marv Watson

Photo by Marv Watson

“The relationship with Leverage is one we’ve been searching for,” says Sanchez.  “They do amazing, proactive work and are genuinely as passionate about this story as we are, which is essential for such a multi-dimensional title like The Amory Wars.  We’re beyond excited.”

The Amory Wars is based on an epic fantasy set in an alternate universe in the future, and tells the story of the superhuman dictator Wilhelm Ryan, and the one family who is able to free the world from his reign.

Published by Boom! Studios, The Amory Wars was created by Sanchez intended to create inspiration for Coheed and Cambria’s albums. His inspiration led his collaboration with writer Peter David (The Incredible Hulk, Aquaman) in 2010 to write the novel, Year of the Black Rainbow. This later was tied into the band’s album with the same name.

amory wars

Coheed and Cambria will be taking part on a North American tour with Iron Maiden, beginning July 24 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada with stops at Reading and Leeds Festivals in England and the Riot Fest in Chicago.

Upcoming Tour Dates With Iron Maiden:

July 24 – MTS Center – Winnipeg, Canada
July 26 – Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary, Canada
July 27 – Rexall Place – Edmonton, Canada
July 29 – Pacific Coliseum – Vancouver, Canada
July 30 – White River Amphitheatre – Auburn, WA
August 1 – USANA Amphitheatre – Salt Lake City, UT
August 2 – Knitting Factory – Reno, NV (no Iron Maiden)
August 3 – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
August 4 – Sleep Train Amphitheatre – Sacramento, CA
August 6 – Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
August 7 – Rialto Theater – Tucson, AZ (no Iron Maiden)
August 9 & 10 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
August 12 – Hard Rock Pavilion – Albuquerque, NM
August 13 – Comfort Dental Amphitheater – Denver, CO
August 15 – AT & T Center – San Antonio, TX
August 16 – Pharr Events Center – Pharr, TX (with Girl In A Coma & more)\
August 17 – Gexa Energy Pavilion – Dallas, TX
August 18 – Woodlands Pavilion – Houston, TX
August 24 – Reading Festival – Reading, United Kingdom
August 25 – Leeds Festival – Bramham, United Kingdom
September 15 – Riot Fest – Chicago, IL
September 16 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC

Search for Coheed and Cambria albums on Amazon

By Rei Nishimoto Posted in News , , , , ,


Related Coheed and Cambria Content:

High Fidelity
Coheed and Cambria – The Afterman: Descension

News
Coheed & Cambria Announce End of Summer Dates
Coheed and Cambria’s The Amory Wars Saga to Get Film Adaptation By Mark Wahlberg’s Production Company
Coheed and Cambria Announce New Bass Player and Summer 2012 Tour Dates with Iron Maiden
WATCH: Coheed and Cambria Release New Video for Song “Number City”, Announce Fall 2013 Tour Dates
Batman: Arkham City – The Album to Feature Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Serj Tankian, Coheed and Cambria and More
Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival Announces Fall 2013 Tour Dates Featuring Alice In Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Coheed and Cambria, and More
Coheed and Cambria Bassist Arrested for Robbing Pharmacy
Coheed and Cambria Announce Free Performance
Coheed and Cambria Announce Fall 2014 Tour, Will Play Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth:3 In Its Entirety
Coheed And Cambria to Play Entire Debut Album at Each Stop of Upcoming Tour
Watch: Coheed and Cambria Premiere New Video “The Afterman”

Reviews
Uproar Festival, Live at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA
Coheed & Cambria – Year of the Black Rainbow
Coheed and Cambria – Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV, Volume Two: No World for Tomorrow
Russian Circles, Between the Buried and Me and Coheed and Cambria, Live at the Wiltern
Coheed and Cambria live at Club Nokia

Related Iron Maiden Content:

News
Hellsongs Releases Bright, Shiny Folk-Pop Covers of Classic Heavy Metal
Iron Maiden Announces Own Brand of Beer
Main Square Announce 2014 Lineup Featuring Iron Maiden, The Black Keys, Franz Ferdinand and More
Iron Maiden to Roskilde Festival 2011
R.I.P. Clive Burr of Iron Maiden
Hellfest Announces 2014 Lineup Featuring Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Soundgarden and More
Iron Maiden Reveal New Album, New Video
Sonisphere France 2013 Lineup Announced Including Iron Maiden, Slayer, Korn and More
Sonisphere Knebworth Announce 2014 Lineup Featuring Iron Maiden, Metallica and More
Rammstein and Iron Maiden to Headline Download Music Festival 2013
Sonisphere Madrid 2013 Lineup Announced Featuring Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Anthrax, and More
Sonisphere Barcelona 2013 Lineup Announced Featuring Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Anthrax, and More
Sonisphere Italy 2013 Lineup Announced Featuring Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Mastodon, and More
Listen: Ryan Adams Performs An Acoustic Cover of Iron Maiden’s “Wasted Years”
Battle of San Bernardino Festival Announces 2013 Lineup Including Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Anthrax and More
Iron Maiden Planning 16th Studio Album
Rock in Rio Announces 2013 Lineup Including Muse, Metallica, Iron Maiden and More

Related Reading and Leeds Festival Content:

News
Watch: Deap Vally’s New Video “End of the World”
Muse to Play Entire ‘Origin of Symmetry’ at Reading and Leeds Festival
Muse to Potentially Retire Songs at Upcoming Reading and Leeds Festival
Reading and Leeds Announces 2014 Lineup Including Queens of the Stone Age, Paramore, and Arctic Monkeys
S.C.U.M. Break Up After 5 Years

Comments