Wattpad WEBTOON Studios Ramps Up Development Fund with Three New TV and Film Projects

Wattpad WEBTOON announced today that they have ramped up their development fund for three brand-new television and film projects! Those projects are as follows:


GremoryLand follows six friends who are reunited as the sole visitors of GremoryLand, a new horror theme park whose horrors are not only deadly and related to their pasts, but also force them to face their individual fears in order to survive. 

GremoryLand, which has more than more than 20 million reads, will be developed into a film. The project will be adapted by screenwriter, award-winning playwright and novelist Gabriel Bergmoser, and produced by Wattpad WEBTOON Studios alongside Roy Lee’s Vertigo Entertainment.

Unholy Matrimony

Unholy Matrimony follows the heirs of two vineyard dynasties who are forced into an arranged marriage in order to save their namesake businesses, take down scheming rivals and bury family secrets. The project emerges from the global Wattpad fandom for twist-filled soapy romance.

Unholy Matrimony, which has 39.6 million reads on Wattpad, will be adapted for TV by Alyson Weaver Nicholas.

I’m a Gay Wizard

I’m a Gay Wizard follows two perpetually bullied LGBTQIA+ teens, Latinx and gay Johnny, and his trans best friend Allison. After performing a pretend vengeance spell, they find themselves suddenly whisked away to the mysterious Marduk Institute, a phantasmagoric utopia that harbors a dark secret behind its magical walls. 

WEBTOON novel I’m a Gay Wizard will be developed into a television series. The project will be adapted by Legacies (The CW) writer, Price Peterson. Santoni’s I’m a Gay Wizard has more than 678,000 reads on Wattpad, and is one of the most exciting examples of the push for more diversity in fantasy and genre literature. The story was published by Wattpad Books in 2019, followed by I’m a Gay Wizard in the City of the Nightmare King in 2020.

The projects will be self-financed through the Wattpad WEBTOON Studios Development Fund and join the company’s growing slate of more than 100 TV and film projects in development and production around the world.  

Source: Press Release