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Reginald Hudlin To Helm ‘Black Cotton Star’ Graphic Novel Adaptation For Zq Entertainment

Reginald Hudlin To Helm ‘Black Cotton Star’ Graphic Novel Adaptation For Zq Entertainment

Exclusive: Zq Entertainment has acquired rights to Black Cotton Star, a graphic novel that will be scripted by Deric Hughes & Benjamin Raab for Reginald Hudlin to direct. Hudlin will produce with Prime Universe’s Adrian Askarieh, and Zq heads Ara Keshishian and Petr Jakl. Martin J Barab will be exec producer.

The scribes are co-executive producers of Legacies for The CW. They have also worked on Arrow, The Flash and Syfy’s Warehouse 13. They are separately developing the martial arts & fantasy comic Infinite Kung Fu with Kevin Tancharoen, DeKnight Productions and Brook Worley for Idw Entertainment and Hudlin.

The script’s development is being financed by Zq, which among other projects is backing the George Clooney/Grant Heslov adaptation of John Grisham’s Calico Joe.

The graphic novel focuses on three African American soldiers in WWII who are dispatched on a suicide mission to retrieve the first ever American flag,

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