A year on from when it was first announced that Amazon had picked up the rights to Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang’s Paper Girls, the streaming studio has now officially granted a series order to its planned TV adaptation.
Paper Girls follows “four young girls who, while out delivering papers on the morning after Halloween in 1988, become unwittingly caught in a conflict between warring factions of time-travelers, sending them on an adventure through time that will save the world. As they travel between our present, the past, and the future — they encounter future versions of themselves and now must choose to embrace or reject their fate.”
Halt & Catch Fire co-creators Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers are serving as showrunners on Paper Girls alongside Stephany Folsom (Toy Story 4), while all three will executive produce with Vaughan and Chiang.
“As huge fans of what Brian and Cliff created in Paper Girls, we couldn’t be more excited by the opportunity to bring this incredible adventure to life,” said Folsom, Cantwell, and Rogers in a statement. “This is a story with so much heart, and so many unique colors and dimensions – our sincere hope is not only to do justice to the source material, but to make Paper Girls unlike anything else currently on TV.”