Scott McCloud’s The Sculptor film is in development

Film of Scott McCloud’s acclaimed graphic novel The Sculptor is in the works

Scott McCloud The SculptorThe bidding war for Zot! and Understanding Comics creator Scott McCloud’s acclaimed graphic novel The Sculptor is over and a film is now in development.

THR reports that Sony and producer Scott Rudin are working on turning the comic, McCloud’s first piece of fiction in 20 years, into a film.

The Sculptor “centres on an artist, destitute and living on the streets, who makes a deal with Death: the power to create with his hands, but after 200 days, his time on Earth is up. Art begins to flow from his hands but complications ensue when he meets the girl of his dreams,” and was released to rave reviews.

You can buy The Sculptor for £12.91 at Amazon.co.uk and you can read our review here. Keep up with the latest genre news with the new issue of SciFiNow.