December 5, 2011
Production company Benderspink ("A History of Violence") confirm they have optioned film rights to the Image Comics 5-issue, limited edition, 2010 comic book series "Turf" by writer Jonathan Ross and illustrator Tommy Lee Edwards :
"...New York, 1929. The height of prohibition. The cops turn a blind eye
while the mobs run the city, dealing in guns, girls and illegal liquor. But the arrival of the mysterious 'Dragonmir Family'
from Eastern Europe with more of a taste for blood then booze coincides with a series of brutal attacks on the gangsters themselves.
"As the gangs fall before the fangs, only a handful of mobsters
survive. But an unlikely alliance formed between tough guy 'Eddie Falco' and a character from a LONG way from New York City
– a long way from Earth in fact - offers the humans a glimmer of hope.
"As strong willed young reporter 'Susie Dale' from the 'Gotham Herald'
tries to survive in the middle of the maelstrom, and an ancient prophecy unfolds, no one can guess who’s going to win
the battle for this particular slice of 'Turf'..."
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