Alice Waddington To Direct Netflix Adaptation of Dark Horse Comic DEPT H – Series created by Matt Kindt and Sharlene Kindt
Alice Waddington (Paradise Hills) is adapting Dept. H for Netflix. Waddington is directing the film based on the thrilling comic book series. The Maze Runner writer T.S. Nowlin will pen the script. Meanwhile, Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, and Paul Schwake will produce through Dark Horse Entertainment.
Dept. H is one of Dark Horse’s most popular comic book series, and has been ongoing since its release in April 2016. Written and illustrated by Matt Kindt and colored by Sharlene Kindt, the story centers around the mysterious death of a scientist on board a deep-sea research station. Looking for answers, the scientist’s daughter is sent underwater to investigate the death, while also uncovering answers about the station as a whole along the way.
No release or casting decisions have been revealed just yet, but Deadline did note that the film falls under the first look deal that Netflix has with Dark Horse Entertainment.