Image Comic’s award-winning series Chew is getting the animated film treatment. Directed by Jeff Krelitz (Torchwood: Web of Lies, Game Over, Peter Panzerfaust), produced by David Boxenbaum, and written by John Layman, Chew is the first animated project of the newly christened Heavy Metal multimedia company, publishers of the classic Heavy Metal Magazine. The producers are planning for a digital broadcast and home entertainment release for the animated feature.
Comedy writer, actor, and director Harold Ramis passed away on February 24, 2014, due to complications from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that afflicts the body’s blood vessels. He was 69 years old.