From Variety – The Hollywood obsession with comics continues, with New-Gen Universe becoming the latest to join the fray. A live action feature adaptation of New-Gen is in the works, with Mark Hamill attached to star. New-Gen co-creator J.D. Matonti will direct and exec produce; fellow co-creators Chris Matonti and Julia Coppola are also producing. Roger Burlage, former Live CEO and co-chairman, will serve as exec producer.
New-Gen follows twin brothers who discover their identity while fighting a futuristic war.
Vol. 1 Description:
New-Gen exists in another dimension; a utopian society where human beings, creatures, and robots co-exist in complete harmony until a battle over nanotechnology rages between two superhuman scientists.
Gabriel banishes his former friend, Deadalus, to The Underworld, sends his infant twin sons to Earth and takes in the young children and creatures affected by Nanotechnology. The children and creatures grow up possessing unique NanoPowers in the Association for the Protection of the New Generation (A.P.N.G.) and will oppose Deadalus as he evolves into the purely evil Sly whose goal is to transform worlds.