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Netflix & Michael Starrbury Adapt David F. Walker Comic ‘The Hated’ For Potential Western Series

Netflix & Michael Starrbury Adapt David F. Walker Comic ‘The Hated’ For Potential Western Series

Exclusive: Netflix has acquired the David F. Walker action comic The Hated for a potential live action western series. The prime mover here is Michael Starrbury, the Emmy-nominated writer who teamed with Ava DuVernay on When They See Us and Colin in Black & White, the Netflix series on Colin Kaepernick. Starrbury will be EP along with Prime Universe Films’ Adrian Askariah, Walker and Sean Owolo.

It’ll be a female-driven post-Civil War revisionist history western, based on the exploits of Araminta Free, a gun-slinging bounty hunter in a world where the Civil War ended differently – instead of a victory for the North, there is a truce, and what had been one country is now two. Araminta specializes in crossing the border into the Confederacy tracking down vicious war criminals, which has made her a woman with a price on her head. Solid Comix publishes it.

Starrbury is under a multi-year

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