Ridley Rolls Out Second Series At UrbanEntertainment.com
Hot off signing a deal that will transform his Urban Entertainment series UNDERCOVER BROTHER into a feature at Universal, writer and producer John Ridley (THREE KINGS) is revving up his new animated series for UrbanEntertainment.com. The new series will be an adaptation of Ridleys crime novel WALK IN DARKNESS. Urban Media, parent of the Web site, will produce the show, and revenues will be shared 50/50 with Ridley. The story chronicles the perils of a rookie cop whose mission is to hunt down mutants with superhuman powers. Ridley is set to produce, write and direct the series. "The great thing about working with Urban Entertainment is that they let me give heroes of color a prominent presence within the African-American market and allows me to offer the African-American market colorful action heroes," Ridley said.