Syfy Orders Fats Vampire Adaptation Starring Spider-Man’s Jacob Batalon
Simply weeks after Van Helsing wrapped its run, Syfy is again within the bloodsucker enterprise, having given a straight-to-series order to an adaptation of Johnny B. Truant’s Fats Vampire ebook sequence.
Jacob Batalon, who performs Ned Leeds in Spider-Man: Homecoming and its sequels, is ready to star.
Ritled Reginald the Vampire and penned by Harley Peyton (Twin Peaks, Chucky), who will even function showrunner, the dramedy imagines a world populated by “stunning, match and useless vampires.” Reginald Baskin will then tumble headlong into it as an unlikely hero who must navigate each type of impediment – the woman he loves however can’t be with, a bully supervisor at work, and the vampire chieftain who desires him useless.
Happily, Reginald discovers he has a couple of unrecognized powers of his personal….
Described as a present “with lots of coronary heart and simply sufficient blood,” Reginald the Vampire goals to show that “the undead life is simply as difficult as life itself.”