Project Description

Able Squad, an elite group of Marine specialists, fight to keep the fracturing solar system together, but humanity finds itself betrayed during its greatest crisis.

Able Squad is a live action adaptation of the 1990s “First American Anime” cartoon series Exo-Squad, re-imagined for a new generation.

In the future Humanity has colonized the inner planets of our solar system in search of new colonies and exotic resources, creating a golden age of prosperity. Joining together as the United Homeworld’s, the human race now sets it’s gaze to the outer planets for rapid expansion. However, former colonists and prisoners sent to mine the moons of Saturn long ago have banded together into a secessionist group called the United Clans of Saturn. Now labeled pirates they hope to hold onto their homes and keep the United Homeworld’s from taking what their ancestors claimed generations ago.

Because of the comfortable lives afforded them by the prosperity, Homeworld’s citizens do not want to face inhospitable, alien environments. As a result, humanity creates genetically engineering beings called “Neosapiens” to tame these rich, but dangerous worlds of profit. Being bought and sold as mere instruments of production, the super human Neosapiens were veritable slaves.

After decades of degrading oppression, the Neosapiens rose up in a gruesome guerilla war to throw off their shackles, but were narrowly beaten back. With a large outcry of public support, the Neosapiens were able to gain some autonomy over their collective destiny but they are still regarded as second class citizens and viewed as provocateurs.

As tensions rise between the United Homeworlds and the United Clans of Saturn, war looms on the horizon, but humanity finds itself betrayed during its greatest crisis.

By Drigzabot for CHronicles of the Void, used as a visual reference for Exo-Squad adaptation


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Able Squad




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Written By Paul Pratt

Story by Paul Pratt & Andrew McAlister and Justin Meadows

Based On Universal Cartoon Studios animated series “Exo-Squad” Created by Jeff Segal

Image Credits: drigzabrot (For Chronicles of the Void), Ready Player One, WIll Meugniot

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Logo Created by Paul Pratt, Based on Exo-Squad Logo

Exo-Squad is property of NBCUniversal.