Universal to adapt Criminal Macabre

Universal Pictures has acquired film rights to the supernatural comic Criminal Macabre, created by Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), Variety reported.

Kyle Ward (Hitman) has been set to write the script. Here's what the trade paper reported:

Story centers around a supernatural detective who doubles as hitman, taking out all the vampires, ghosts and other unsavory monsters who live among humans, hiding in the shadows by day and emerging at night.

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