In a renewed focus on their British Originals, Netflix has announced the adaptation of the graphic novel, Bodies, by Si Spencer (Slash & Burn, The Vinyl Underground). The 8-part thriller is joined by several new projects picked up by Netflix in a push to further their international project base. Among the other titles are the British female-led action series, Palomino (from The Crownproducers Left Bank Films);superhero drama, Rapman’s Supacell; and David Nicholl’s adaptation of One Day (previously a feature film starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess).
Si Spencer’s graphic novels and TV career
Spencer, who died suddenly in February of 2021, had a long history of creating content for both graphic novels and television. His television credits include Eastenders, The Bill, and Grange Hill and, in addition to his own graphic novels, Spencer also edited the graphic novels Deadline,Judge Dredd, The Books of Magick (with Neil Gaiman), and Hellblazer: City of Demons.