Released in 2009 by Vertigo Entertainment, Sweet Tooth is a post-apocalyptic drama comic series created by Jeff Lemire, and today we've learned the series is being adapted for the small screen. Deadline reports that Hulu has ordered a pilot episode of a potential series, which will be written and directed by Jim Mickle (Stake Land).
Sweet Tooth is the coming-of-age fable of Gus, a boy/deer hybrid who leaves home to find the world ravaged by a cataclysmic event. He joins a ragtag family of hybrids and humans searching to find answers behind the event…ultimately discovering a vast conspiracy that forces him to question his very existence.
Mickle executive produces with Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey and Amanda Burrell of Team Downey, as well as Linda Moran ("Hap and Leonard"). Team Downey produces in association with Warner Bros. TV.