Vikings star Clive Standen

Vikings star Clive Standen reveals new facet undertaking after finishing graphic novel (Image: Getty)

Vikings star Clive Standen has managed to finish a graphic novel in lockdown, and is now hoping to show it right into a tv sequence.

That’s proper, the 39-year-old has been busy writing a model new comedian throughout the coronavirus pandemic, after the TV trade was delivered to a swift halt.

And whereas the undertaking is at the moment within the fingers of the artists and colourists, who’re bringing the story to life, the actor who performs Rollo within the Historical past Channel hit has now turned his consideration to the small display.

Revealing the information throughout an Instagram Reside, Clive spoke to 1767designs all about his newest enterprise.

‘I’ve simply completed a graphic novel referred to as American Carnage,’ he introduced when requested what he’s been doing over the previous few months.

‘I’m working with an American producer referred to as Barry Levine who produced Oblivion with Tom Cruise, and we have now simply completed it now, and we’re attempting to show it right into a TV present.’

Clive Standen as Rollo Vikings

He’s writing a brand new TV present (Image: REX)

He pressed: ‘We now have simply despatched the completed script off to the artist and colourist and we have now received about 22 pages accomplished of 170 pages of art work. And the art work has come out actually stunning, I’m actually happy with it.

‘In order that has been holding me busy.’

Explaining how they’re hoping to convey the manufacturing to life on TV, the dad-of-three continued: ‘So yeah, I’ve written a graphic novel and now I’m attempting to jot down the therapy for a TV model of it, this artist is bringing my story to life, which is unimaginable.

‘I’ve written this script and described what’s occurring and you then get this electronic mail the place you type of get 5 – 6 pages of graphic novel by, you’re like “wow.” They perceive precisely what I need.’

He added: ‘It’s the primary one, it’s a narrative I’ve had for some time and I’ve lastly received it down on a web page. After I’m performing I’ve a one tunnel thoughts, I analysis getting beneath the pores and skin of that character, and with a household, there is no such thing as a time for the rest.

‘However there aren’t any jobs, and there aren’t any auditions so I can simply get going with what I’ve been placing on the again burner for fairly a while.’

We love facet undertaking, and if it seems something like Gerard Method’s The Umbrella Academy, then we’re undoubtedly on board!

Clive appeared as Rollo within the historic saga Vikings, and is ready to hitch his castmates on the digital San Diego Comedian Con panel later this week.

Vikings 6B will launch on Historical past Channel and Prime Video later this 12 months.

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