Shane Acker To Direct CG BEASTS OF BURDEN

BeastsOfBurdenShane Acker, the writer and director of the CG animated feature 9, has been signed to helm an adaptation of the Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Beasts Of Burden.

Written by Evan Dorkin and illustrated by Jill Thompson, the comic’s story centers around a group of dogs and one cat who team up to protect their owners from a series of supernatural events. The four-issue miniseries won an Eisner Award in 2009.Jack The Giant Slayer scripter Darren Lemke is currently working on the screenplay.

Previously, Shrek 2 Andrew Adamson was attached to direct, but will stay on the project with a producer’s credit.

Via Hollywood Reporter.

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