“Fallen Heroes” optioned by award winning TV and film production company.

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“Fallen Heroes” optioned by award winning TV and film production company.

The stylish supernatural adventure novel Fallen Heroes, which has been enjoying a growing cult status, is soon to be adapted as a TV series.

Celtic Films Entertainment, the production company behind the Sharpe television series starring Sean Bean, have optioned the novel.

“Fallen Heroes” tells the story of an unlikely team, numbering a professional thief, a government agent with a tragic past, a vigilante priest and a university professor with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the occult.  In a thrilling global chase, they attempt to track down and destroy an ancient cult bent on world domination.

Producer Stuart Sutherland shared these reasons for deciding to option the novel.

“Fallen Heroes has the perfect assortment of intriguing characters, far flung locations and compelling plot twists and turns, all of which are the hallmarks of memorable TV drama.”

The project is in the very early stages of development and as yet no writer has been attached to the project.

When asked about signing the option agreement Barry, who is currently working on the second book in the Fallen Heroes trilogy, had this to say about the adaptation.

“I know it’s early days but I’m excited about the project. Celtic Films has an excellent track record when it comes to adaptations so I know the book is in good hands.

With this news and the graphic novel adaptation being developed by Insomnia Publications it’s definitely an exciting time for Fallen Heroes.”

Praise for Fallen Heroes

“The book as a whole draws on many popular culture references & influences, and is easily compared to ‘Sin City’, ‘The Da Vinci Code’, ‘Heroes’ or ‘Buffy’ – there really is something for everyone and I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone that enjoys reading or watching Sci-Fi/Fantasy.” – Waterstone’s

‘Fallen Heroes is a stylish debut filled with sparkling characters in a skilfully drawn adventure that heralds the arrival of a bright new talent.’– James Barclay

Learn more about Fallen Heroes at www.unseenshadows.co.uk.

Learn more about Celtic Films Entertainment at http://www.celticfilms.co.uk.

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