is reporting that Gary Oldman is set to release his first novel as co-writer with Douglas Urbanski.
The series, entitled Blood Riders
, will be released in 2016.
They have settled on a first novel that tells the story of a mysterious man fleeing a curse in a town that the gold rush left behind.
“I couldn’t think of anything more boring,” he said. “But back in 2009 when Gary was filming Book Of Eli, we came up with this story that had to do with vampires. Whether it might be a film, a series of books or a TV show, we didn’t pigeonhole it but we but buzzed by the idea. We met several times in my kitchen, mapped out the story and where it would go, reinventing the rules and realities of vampires and sex and the power of love. There were rabbit trails that went nowhere, but we concluded that we had landed on something we hadn’t seen done before.