A live-action feature adaptation of "Witchblade," based on the Top Cow comic book franchise.
The comic book introduced the "Witchblade" mythology, which centers on an ornate jewel-encrusted gauntlet that gives extraordinary powers to the wearer, a specially chosen female from each generation.
The comic book franchise has sold more than 100 million copies worldwide since debuting in 1995 and spawned a 2000 telepic that turned into a weekly series that ran for two seasons on TNT.
Michael Rymer, best known for his directing and producing work on the Sci-Fi Channel's revision of Battlestar Galactica will direct and co-produce Witchblade, based on the comic from Top Cow Productions. Rymer is currently working on the series finale for Battlestar Galactica and according to Variety will begin work on Witchblade shortly.
In addition to his work on Battlestar Galactica and the Witchblade, Rymer has also just wrapped production on Revolution, a two-hour pilot for NBC Universal and the Sci Fi Channel.Read More
They might not even have the star cast yet, but they're getting an early jump on the promotion for this upcoming film. A new teaser website and teaser poster have both been released for the film Witchblade.
While the film was just announced a few weeks ago, and no one has been cast yet, it seems that they are aiming for a 2009 release of the film. On the teaser site, you can enter your email address to receive updates on the production.Read More