Variety reports Starlin will serve as both an executive producer on the Dreadstar TV series as well as a writer.
Starlin'sĀ DreadstarĀ centers around the last survivor of the Milk Way,Ā VanthĀ Dreadstar, who forms a motley cast ofĀ crewmatesĀ that get caught between two powerful evil empires, the Monarch and the Church of The Instrumentality.Ā
āJim Starlinās cosmic space opera is a great read, and itās time for Vanth Dreadstar to make his television debut,ā Dawn Olmstead, exec VP of development at UCP, which is part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment stated.
āI consider āDreadstarā to be an extension of my family, so it took me a while to feel comfortable letting anyone else take care of this project,ā Starlin said. āIt has taken some time, but I know Iāve put my trust in the right team, and Iām excited to collaborate with Universal Cable Productions and Benderspink to bring āDreadstarāsā unique brand of chaos to television.ā
It's also again stated that a Dreadstar movie is being developed.
Jim Starlin published Dreadstar with Epic Comics back in 1982.
You can pick up the Dreadstar Omnibus on Amazon to catch up.
Jim Starlin's Dreadstar is now available in the Omnibus format! The first and complete arc (made up of the first 12 issues) from Starlin's epic saga is collected in one place! The pages in this new edition have been produced by digitally scanning from the original film! Also featuring the original covers and character art! Dreadstar features the adventures of Vanth Dreadstar and his crew! Dreadstar, the last survivor of the destroyed Milky Way Galaxy, found himself transported to the Empirical Galaxy! There, recruited by the sorcerer Syzygy Darklock, Dreadstar helped bring an end to a two-hundred-year-old war between the corrupt Monarchy and the fanatical Instrumentality. Containing close to 400 pages of story, art and more!