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Michael Chiklis Presents: Michael Chiklis's Pantheon from IDW and Michael Chiklis Starring Michael Chiklis

Written by Jude Terror on Thursday, November 21 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

Michael Chiklis Presents: Michael Chiklis's Pantheon from IDW and Michael Chiklis Starring Michael Chiklis

Michael Chicklis will produce and star in a Michael Chiklis TV show about a Michael Chiklis comic book by Michael Chiklis.

IDW sent out a press release today announcing that they will be producing a TV show about a comic book by Michael Chiklis, star of the popular FX police drama The Shield. Titled Michael Chiklis's Pantheon, the comic is about Greek gods returning to the present day, and features a character who looks… exactly like Michael Chiklis.

"No, I'm not saying that I'm a Greek God," explained Chiklis, posing as if he were about to hurl a lightning bolt down from the top of Mount Olympus. "My… I mean the main character in the book, Chichael Miklis, has nothing to do with me whatsoever."

"That being said," Chiklis continued, "I would probably be a good choice for the role in the TV series, due to factors completely unrelated to the comic being about me."

"I'll have my agent reach out to my agent about it," Chiklis concluded.

Michael Chiklis Presents: Michael Chiklis in Michael Chiklis's Pantheon Starring Michael Chicklis is is now in the early stages of development, but you can check out the five issue miniseries on comiXology today. Here's the press release:


IDW Entertainment To Develop And Produce Michael Chiklis’s Pantheon 
The Story of Greek Gods Resurfacing In Present Day
San Diego, CA (November 21, 2013) – Michael Chiklis has joined forces with IDW Entertainment to develop and produce his comic series Pantheon as a new scripted live-action television series. IDW Entertainment will fund the development of the project and will be co-produced with Circle of Confusion. 
While the story of Pantheon is under wraps, it involves Greek Gods returning to the present day.
Slated as direct to series, Pantheon will boast Chiklis, Ted Adams and David Ozer of IDW Entertainment, and David Alpert and Rick Jacobs of Circle of Confusion as Executive Producers. Co-created by award-winning actor Chiklis, it was originally released as a 5-issue comic book series by IDW Publishing.
Michael Chiklis is an actor, director and television producer. He is best known for his roles as LAPD Detective Vic Mackey on the FX police drama The Shield, and The Thing in the Fantastic Four film series. In the last year, he was an Executive Producer and starred in the CBS Crime drama Vegas, and also produced the independent feature, Pawn, an ensemble thriller with Forest Whittaker, Ray Liotta, and Common.


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