At thisweekend's MegaCon Chaos! Comics' Brian Pulido announced that he's taken back themovie option on Evil Ernie according to TheComics Continuum. The company founder told attendees that he and AdamGoldfine will produce an Evil Ernie features and, "I intendto direct if. If it's the last [thing] I do in my life, I will direct it."
Pulido envisionsthe movie as a low-budget horror movie. "It's a $5-million zombie meltdownmovie, much in the tradition of Night of the Living Dead, Halloween,Nightmare of Elm Street and Blair Witch to somedegree," Pulido is quoted as saying.
Plans are tostart seeking funding for the film this summer. Violent Messiahswriter Joshua Dysart is penning the script.
Pulido alsoannounced that Bad Kitty has been optioned by producer David L.Wolper (L.A. Confidential). Pulido said the aim is to make afemale version of Dirty Harry.
Finally, Pulidoreports that Hulk producer Gale Anne Hurd has picked up the optionon Jade.