‘Island of Dr. Moreau’ TV Series in the Works from ‘X-Men: First Class’ Writer

The 1996 film adaptation of The Island of Dr.

Moreau is such a legendarily hot sloppy mess that it’s easy to forget its source material is a fascinating H.G.

Wells novel that’s still ripe for the picking.

Whelp, that picking has begun! Dust, the sci-fi label of Gunpowder & Sky, announced today that writer Zack Stentz (X-Men: First Class) is tackling a TV series based on Wells’ book.

The show, titled Moreau, will update the material for today’s technological age.

Here’s what Stentz said in a statement: “The double helix wasn’t even …

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