The filmmaker behind an upcoming ghost story is switching over to adapt a comic book to the silver screen. The Los Angeles Times recently spoke with Hitman producer Adrian Askarieh, who revealed that Todd Lincoln (The Apparition) will be directing an adaptation of Danger Girl. Take a look at an excerpt from the interview below where Askarieh describes the comic:
"I would describe it as Kill Bill meets Raiders Of The Lost Ark with the "team" element of Mission: Impossible. I would say to the uninitiated that the book is a smart, hip, fun and beautifully drawn love letter to the best action/adventure movies of the last 30 years. It is the story of a lost girl who, through this incredibly kick-ass adventure, finds her destiny, comes of age and helps save the world. What's interesting is that our director, Todd Lincoln, who will also be executive producer on the project, my producing partner on this, Daniel Alter and myself were all independently huge fans of the book. When the opportunity arose to do this together and to work closely with creator J. Scott Campbell, we couldn't resist because of that "tip of the hat" sensibility the book so effectively embodies. It is truly an iconic property which for a while (before Watchmen and 300 were turned into movies) was the best known non-Marvel/DC comic book out there."
Askarieh also noted that they hope to have a big casting announcement in time for Comic-Con this July.
"We are just getting into it. Our collective hope is to have a big announcement in time for this year's Comic Con International. As you know, these things always take a bit longer than one anticipates."
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