Created by Tim Seeley and Stefano Caselli, comicbooks from Devil's Due Publishing center on Cassie Hack, a young woman who travels the country, taking on homicidal maniacs and serial killers along the way.
Marcus Nispel (Conan the Barbarian, Friday the 13th) has signed on to direct Hack/Slash for Relativity Media.
The project is based on the horror comic book series created by Tim Seeley and Stefano Casselli. The story centers on Cassie Hack, a young woman who epitomizes the surviving female character at the end of every horror movie. Now a trained killer, she travels the country, hunting down slasher-type serial killers, along with her protector, Vlad.Read More
It seems that a gestating cult comic-book film project is finally getting off the ground. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fredrik Bond has signed on to direct Hack/Slash.
The film is based off the comic book created by Tim Seeley and Stefano Casselli, which revolves around Cassie Hack, who symbolizes the one woman that survives at the end of most horror films, but has become much more than that. Not only has Hack survived, but she has transformed into a killer herself, travelling the back roads and killing youngsters in small towns all across the country.Read More
Screenwriter Justin Marks recently chatted with Newsarama about his two upcoming film projects, the video game adaptation Street Fighter: Legend of Chun-Li and horror comicbook adaptation Hack/Slash.
Well the guy who wrote it, Steven E. de Souza was the writer on Die Hard, and directed it [the 1994 Street Fighter movie] too, I think it was just a function of what you see with movies like Batman and Robin opposed to Batman Begins, the creators of the former had a different Batman experience when they were young the 60's TV show, and now in the Nolen era, the influence are things like Millar's The Dark Knight Returns, and so that example is taken into the stratosphere. While I'm definitely not comparing Street Fighter to Batman Begins, I grew up with the Street Fighter games, and I don't see them as cheesy or funny, but as serious characters that deserve to be explored in their own right.Read More