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Dept. H Comic Getting Movie Adaptation From Paradise Hills Director Alice Waddington

Dept. H Comic Getting Movie Adaptation From Paradise Hills Director Alice Waddington

Alice Waddington, who directed the stylish 2019 indie film "Paradise Hills," has been hired by Netflix to direct a movie adaptation of the Dark Horse comic series "Dept. H." Screenwriter T.S. Nowlin, who wrote "The Maze Runner" movies and was a co-writer on "Pacific Rim Uprising," wrote the screenplay, and Dark Horse Entertainment's Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, and Paul Schwake will produce the movie adaptation.

"Dept. H" is essentially what would happen if murder mystery maven Agatha Christie wrote "The Abyss." Here's the synopsis, according to Deadline:

The original story is set after a renowned scientist is mysteriously killed in a deep-sea research station and his estranged daughter is sent six miles below...

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