Donny Cates’s ‘God Country’ Movie Will Bring Superheroes to Texas
For all of Texas’s mythic qualities, its propensity for tall tales and its ample space for waging epic battles, there are surprisingly few comic books that set their stories here. There are even fewer Texas superheroes. Other than Marvel’s borderline-offensive third-stringer Texas Twister, or that Spider-Man clone who briefly operated in Houston, the Lone Star State hasn’t seen too many do-gooder demigods call it home. But Donny Cates is out to change all that. The Garland-bred, Austin-based comics creator is turning his limited series God Country into a god’s honest Texas superhero movie for Legendary Entertainment. Jim Mickle, showrunner of Netflix’s Sweet Tooth, is attached to direct. Granted, God Country isn’t your usual roller coaster of capes and glowing death beams. It’s an introspective, frequently…View Original Post
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