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Julie Plec & Kevin Williamson Land Straight-To-Series Order For ‘Dead Day’ Comic Adaptation At Peacock

Peacock has given a straight-to-sequence present to a TV adaptation of Ryan Parrott’s comic guide Boring Day.

The sequence comes from Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson. The pair will abet as co-showrunners and writers on the sequence, which comes from Universal Television and Aftershock Media.

It reunites Plec and Williamson, who developed The Vampire Diaries, which ran for eight seasons on The CW.

Boring Day follows an ensemble of characters as they navigate the annual “needless day,” when for one evening the needless attain wait on to whole unfinished industry — be that to possess a honest time a evening wait on on earth or to torment the residing.

The comics, that possess been printed in 2020 by Aftershock Comics, follow the Haskins, a seemingly standard suburban family as they put together for the zombie debauchery.

It’s Plec’s most as much as the moment mission for Peacock; she is at the moment producing YA supernatural drama sequence Vampire Academy for the NBCU streamer and will seemingly be exec producing NBC sequence The Endgame, which premieres next month. Williamson now not too lengthy ago exec produced the most as much as the moment Narrate movie and is working on thriller Sick for Miramax Studios.

Plec will exec destroy by scheme of her My So-Known as Company and Williamson will exec destroy by scheme of his Outerbanks Leisure. Ben Mercurial, Emily Cummins and Lee Kramer are also scheme as exec producers alongside Jon Kramer and David Sigurani for AfterShock Media.

Parrott, creator of the genuine comics will abet as consulting producer.

Boring Day combines a thrilling, high-idea premise with relatable characters and accurate emotion,” said Lisa Katz, president scripted divulge, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “We jumped on the assorted to work with Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson, who now not easiest possess marvelous individual computer screen recordsdata with their high-superb storytelling, however possess created magic together earlier than.”

“Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson are every a powerhouse unto themselves, so we couldn’t possess been more indignant when they told us they desired to team up yet over again,” added Vivian Cannon, EVP, Drama Style, Universal Television. “Boring Day will be all the pieces Julie and Kevin’s audiences fancy about their work—emotional, surprising and entirely bingeable.”

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