DPS Deal To Unleash Zombie's 'Superbeasto'

The Rob Zombie-penned comic book "El Superbeasto" will be produced as an animated direct-to-DVD feature thanks to a new deal between the artist and DPS Film Roman.

The Rob Zombie-penned comic book "El Superbeasto" will be produced as an animated direct-to-DVD feature thanks to a new deal between the artist and DPS Film Roman.

Zombie will serve as executive producer and writer on the project, which will follow the adventures of an over-the-hill masked wrestler who fights crime alongside his sister and a 10-foot-tall robot sidekick.

An exact release date has not been set.

The title will be distributed domestically by Anchor Bay Entertainment, which is owned by DPS Film Roman parent IDT Entertainment. International distribution will be helmed by IDT.

Zombie previously directed the live-action horror film "House of 1000 Corpses" through Lions Gate Entertainment. He is currently directing another live-action project for Lions Gate, "The Devils Rejects."
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