Scalped Pilot Ordered By WGN America

Scalped_21According to TVInsider, WGN America, home to shows like Salem and Manhattan, has ordered a pilot based on Jason Aaron and R.M. Guéra's Scapled.

The 60-issue comic book series centered on Oglala Lakota inhabitants of the fictional Prairie Rose Indian Reservation. Anchored by FBI agent Dashiell Bad Horse, the book took a look at organized crime, poverty, drug addiction and alcoholism, and the local politics of the community.

Banshee vet Doug Jung wrote the script and will serve as executive producer. DC Entertainment Chief Creative Office Geoff Johns will also be an executive producer. The project, should it go to series, will be produced by Warner Horizon.