"Virulents" takes place in the worn torn deserts of Afghanistan in 2001 and concentrates on a small platoon of American soldiers looking to find some missing soldiers... When night falls, they find out what happened, they've turned into vampires and then the Americans and Indians must band together to fight them.
Virgin Comics was founded by Sir Richard Branson, his Virgin group, Indian medical doctor / writer / spiritual wacko Deepak Chopra, Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur among a few others... One of their main areas of focus is "the creation of original stories and character properties that tap into the vast library of mythology and re-invent the rich indigenous narratives of Asia in a unique, compelling and entertaining way." They're based in Bangalore, India and currently have various titles in production, including projects for John Woo, Guy Richie, Ed Burns and Jenna Jameson(?). Seriously... Jenna Jameson.
New Regency optioned it, "The Omen" director, John Moore will helm it and it'll be distributed by 20th Century Fox.
Notable John Moore movies: