Metal Hurlant gears up for Origins

Science-fiction drama Metal Hurlant Chronicles is being rebooted with a new season.

Metal Hurlant Chronicles

Metal Hurlant Chronicles

Atlantique Productions and WE Productions have partnered for Metal Hutlant Origins, which has Jamie Mathieson as its lead writer.

The series is based on the Métal Hurlant comic books.

The anthology series was created by Guillaume Lubrano, who oversaw the first two seasons of Metal Hurlant Chronicles in which different stories and worlds were explored across a total of 12 episodes. In Chronicles, the season will span a single story.

Production is due to begin in 2015 for delivery later next year.

The first two seasons of the series aired on France 4 and Syfy in the United States, and were sold to Sony Pictures Television for Germany, Central Europe SPT and SPT Russia.