VaVariety reports that Amazon Studios has greenlit a new television adaptation of Arash Amel’s spy thriller graphic novel. “butterflies”. The six-part series will star Daniel Dae Kim (‘Lost’), in turn executive producer under his company 3AD’s deal with Amazon Studios.
Butterfly is created and produced by Ken Woodruff and Steph Cha, with Woodruff also serving as showrunner. Like the graphic novel, the story will explore the treacherous world of global espionage. The graphic novel, released in 2015, was written by Amel and Marguerite Bennet with illustrations by Antonio Fuso and Stefano Simeone.
In the series, David Jung (Kim), an enigmatic and highly unpredictable former US intelligence agent living in South Korea, sees his life fall apart as the consequences of an impossible decision from his past haunt him. From there, he is pursued by Rebecca, a deadly and sociopathic young agent who is tasked with killing him.
John Cheng for 3A is joined by BOOM!’s Adam Yoelin, Stephen Christy and Ross Richie. as executive producer. studies.