It looks like another comic book storyline is making its way to television, as New Regency and TKO Studios are currently developing Roxane Gay and Ming Doyle‘s The Banks. Gay will also be heavily involved in the series, as she is set to write the adaptation. It joins Regeny’s expansion into TV with their Prime Video adaptation of the original 2005 film Mr. and Mrs. Smith. They’ve also recently worked on Tom Holland‘s The Crowded Room, which is heading to Apple TV+.
The story of The Banks follows the most successful thieves in Chicago, the titular Banks family. Yet, they lose one of their own during the heist of a century, which brings the family together to take their vengeance. It was one among Roxane Gay’s many projects, such as the novels Ayiti, An Untamed State, and Bad Feminist. She also worked with Marvel on World of Wakanda. It’s her first step into adapting a series.