Comic-Con 2016: BOOM! Studios Announces Movie Adaptation of The Empty Man!

Empty Man #1

BOOM! Studios supernatural thriller The Empty Man has been set for a movie adaptation by 20th Century Fox – the first project to be greenlighted since the companies announced their exclusive dea following the success of 2 Guns.

James Badge Dale (13 Hours, Rubicon) will star and filming begins in South Africa in the fall.

In other news, Eric Powell (Big Trouble in Little China, The Goon) has been added to BOOM!’s WWE panel at Comic-Con 2016. Follow the jump for details.

Road to San Diego Announcement #2

Our second announcement in the #RoadToSanDiego is movie-related! After 2 Guns, BOOM! has its second movie completely underway based on Cullen Bunn and Vanesa R. Del Rey’s supernatural thriller The Empty Man! This is the first film based on a BOOM! title to go into active production since BOOM! announced its exclusive deal with 20th Century Fox.

Actor James Badge Dale (“13 Hours,” “Rubicon”) was announced to star and filming is set to begin in South Africa in the fall.

Additional WWE Promo Images Released

Two more WWE images were released! Feel free to share.

Triple H by Matías Bergara                         Sasha Banks by Dan Mora 

Eric Powell Added to the WWE Panel at Comic-Con

Please make note that we have added Eric Powell (Big Trouble in Little China, The Goon) to our Saturday WWE panel at Comic-Con! The updated description is below. Please make the change if you’ve posted it.

Saturday, 7/23
5:30-6:30 BOOM! Studios’ Publishing Partnership with WWE—BOOM! Studios is proud to announce its publishing partnership with WWE to bring the Sports Entertainment leader back to comic shops everywhere. Come join BOOM! Studios President of Publishing & Marketing Filip Sablik along with Managing Editor Bryce Carlson, Editor Eric Harburn, and artists Dan Mora and Eric Powell for an inaugural power hour of special announcements and the debut of exclusive artwork, including the exclusive announcement of who will be writing the upcoming WWE: Then. Now. Forever. comic coming in November. Plus, every attendee will receive an exclusive, double-sided, one-page comic for free! Room: 7AB