The POWERS Series Gets Its First Director

The PlayStation Network series takes another step toward existence.

So Powers, the comic book adaptation the was going to be a movie, then a show on FX, and now the first original series on the PlayStation Network, has its first director. This seems like a positive indication that it could actually happen.

David Slade will direct the series’ first two episodes, both written by Charlie Huston. They will both produce the episodes as well.

It’s tempting to ignore Slade as the director of 30 Days of Night and Twilight: Eclipse. Then there's Hard Candy - I feel people have a variety of opinions on that one. But he also directed an episode of Breaking Bad and some Hannibal episodes as well. So his TV output is pretty great. I don’t know if the PlayStation Network counts as TV, but it seems close enough to get hopeful.

Created by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, Powers is a really good comic series (or it was while I was reading it, anyway) about two cops who investigate super-people crimes. If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend you do, but only the parts I read. Unfortunately, I can’t remember where I stopped. You’ll have to just guess.