Amazon is in talks to acquire screen rights to the "Warhammer 40,000" game, for a new live-action TV series, starring Henry Cavill ("Man of Steel", "The Witcher"):
"...while humanity's armies wage unending war across a million battlefields, in the darkness, a secret conflict rages – fought by the agents of the 'Imperial Inquisition'.
"'Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn' and his band of investigators fight to thwart the monstrous schemes of aliens, heretics and 'daemons' before mankind's doom is sealed.
"It is 40,000 years into the future and things are dark indeed. Human civilization seems to have stopped progressing and is in an unending war with aliens and magical beings, figuring into a theological class system.
"Humans make up the militaristic 'Imperium of Man'. A race of skeleton-like androids are known as the 'Necron'. There is an elvish race known as 'Aeldari' as well as 'Orks'. 'Tyranids' are nasty aliens, while the 'T’au', a blue-skinned alien race may offer some hope..."
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