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Comic-Con Pitch 2005: 'Karma Incorporated'

By Rob M. Worley     June 23, 2005

The countdown toComic-ConInternational in San Diego continues and Comics2Film is here withanother tip for producers who will be heading down to the show lookingfor the next coolness.


Today we chat with David Hopkinswriter of "Karma Incorporated".

Q: Describe "Karma Incorporated"in two sentences or less.

Karma Incorporated is thestory of two con artists, two hackers, and aretired hit man who go into business together, turning a profit onminor sabotage.

Q: If you were to compare"Karma Incorporated" to a movie or TV show what would it be?

"Karma Incorporated" is a nicecombination of con artist caper andquirky slice-of-life suburban drama. "Matchstick Men" go on a datewith "Desperate Housewives".

Q: Why do you think"Karma Incorporated" would translate to film/TV/animation?

The project would make anideal Sundance-friendly film. The main rolefeatures a strong female protagonist, suitable for actresses like CateBlanchett or Felicity Huffman. Also, Karma Incorporated provides anoriginal spin on the most popular criminal archetypes-- hit men, conartists, and hackers.

Previous Pitches

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Q: Why should movie folkscome by your Comic-Con booth?

Viper Comics consistentlyoffers unique stories with mass appeal.Karma Incorporated is Viper's first non-fantasy story, and it's agreat opportunity for a low budget comic to film property.

Q: How can folks find youat Comic-Con?

I will be at the Viper Comicsbooth #1949. People can e-mail me atdavid@antiherocomics.com or visit www.karmaincorporated.com.

Apreview of Karma Incorporated #1A preview ofKarma Incorporated #2


Are you a comics creatorattending Comic-Con with a conceptHollywood types should check out? E-mail your responses to the questionsabove, along with your booth number, tonews@comics2film.comand we'll send them over.

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