03/04/2013 01:37 pm ET

Robert Kirkman Developing Exorcism Show With Fox International Channels

"The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman is at work on a new series, this one surrounding exorcism. Kirkman is working woth Fox International Channels on the new series being developed in conjunction with Kirkman's upcoming comic series.

"Sharon Tal Yguado and the entire team at Fox International Channels have been instrumental in making 'The Walking Dead' the worldwide success that it has become," Kirkman said in a statement. "I couldn't resist the opportunity to continue working with this forward-thinking and extremely talented group."

The series follows a young man, Kyle Barnes, who has gone through possession since he was a child. As an adult, he embarks on a journey to find answers ... but what he uncovers could mean the end of life as we know it. Kirkman will serve as an executive producer alongside David Alpert.

“Exorcism has captivated movie audiences all over the world but has never been explored on television,” Sharon Tal Yguado, EVP of Global Scripted Programming and Original Development at FIC, said in a statement. "Robert Kirkman, who forever changed the scope of cable TV with 'The Walking Dead,' possesses an unparalleled talent of telling big concept stories in a smart and incredibly genuine way. We couldn’t be more excited to be working with him on this project, which we see as a reinvention of the genre."

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