With comic book superheroes being so popular, Sony Pictures and Valiant Entertainment are teaming up for a five picture slate of movies based on the latter’s Bloodshot, Harbinger and Harbinger Wars titles.
Bloodshot – about a government assassin powered by nanotech and artificial memories – will be written by Jeff Wadlow (Kick-Ass 2) and directed by David Leitch and chad Stahelski (John Wick). Matthew Vaughn (ick-Ass, Kingsman: Secret Service) will be an Executive Producer.
Harbinger has a script from Eric Heiserrer (Story of Your Life). Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe from Original Film (The Fast and the Furious franchise) will produce with Valiant’s Dinesh Shamdasani; Matthew aughn will be an Executive Producer. No director has been set.
Valiant – home to a roster of over 2,000 characters including Bloodshot, Shadowman and Archer & Armstrong – has signed a partnership deal with China’s DMG.
The partnership will span motion pictures, television publishing and licensing that will see the Valiant characters mentioned above developing for the big screen and others being developed for television.
Tentpole films developed through this partnership would see simultaneous release in the U.S. and China. For further deals, follow the jump.