By the sword: Cursed is an ingenious remix of basic Arthurian legend

A younger fey lady with magical items finds herself hurtling towards a tragic future in Cursed, the most recent re-imagining of Arthurian legend, this time from the attitude of the Girl of the Lake. The 10-episode Netflix collection is an adaptation of the younger grownup novel of the identical title, written by Tom Wheeler and illustrated by none apart from the legendary Frank Miller (Sin Metropolis, 300, The Darkish Knight Returns).

(Solely the mildest of spoilers and no main reveals under.)

As we reported final month when the trailer dropped, the YA novel was revealed final 12 months by Simon & Schuster—with eight full-color and 30 black-and-white unique illustrations, making it a collector’s merchandise for diehard Miller followers. Wheeler is a well known screenwriter, producer, and showrunner, with such credit as Empire (ABC) and The Cape (NBC), in addition to the Oscar-nominated Puss in Boots and The Lego Ninjago Film.

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