Jimmy Palmiotti and Phil Noto’s THE NEW WEST Is Headed for the Big Screen

Benderspink and Wizard magazine founder Gareb Shamus have nabbed the film rights to Jimmy Palmiotti and Phil Noto‘s 2005 sci-fi western comic book miniseries, The New West, which was published by the now defunct Black Bull Entertainment.

THR reports that Shamus, along with Chris Bender, JC Spink and Jake Weiner of Benderspink will produce the project based on the two-issue comic set in a near-future Los Angeles where an electromagnetic pulse bomb has causes all technology to stop working. In this hostile environment a disgraced former LAPD detective must rescue a kidnapped mayor with only a horse and a sword.

No production or release dates have been announced for The New West.

Jason Moore
Written by Jason Moore

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