According to Digital Spy, AMC has announced a new martial arts drama named Badlands.

From what is known now, the new show will be about a quest to obtain sacred scrolls. It will feature  a great warrior and a young boy who team up to journey across a dangerous land in search of enlightenment.

After Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul and  The Walking Dead, Badlands will be AMC’s third show to be picked up directly as a series.

Creators of the new show are Al Gough and Miles Millar. Both of them aworked on Smallville.  Part of the team are also Daniel Wu and Stephen Fung, two experiences martial arts film makers.