IRON WIDOW: Sci-Fi Mecha Franchise In The Vein Of ‘Pacific Rim’ Works At Picturestart

A new mecha franchise is reportedly on the horizon from Picturestart, according to Variety’s Matt Donnelly on author Xiran Jay Zhao’s 2021 New York Times bestselling Penguin Teen Canada publication, Iron Widow. The report notes that J.C. Lee (The Morning Show, Looking and Love, Victor) is set to adapt the novel with Picturestart founder and CEO, Erik Feig, producing alongside Jessica Switch and Julia Hammer with Samie Kim Falvey exec producing.