Set in 19th-century London, the story follows a group of famous literary characters such as Captain Nemo, the Invisible Man, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Mina Harker, who band together to thwart a common foe.
Michael Green -- whose previous credits include "Heroes" and "The River" -- will write and executive-produce the TV pilot, TVGuide.com said.
The graphic novel was previously adapted as a 2003 film starring Sean Connery, Stuart Townsend and Shane West as, respectively, Allan Quatermain, Dorian Gray and Tom Sawyer.
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