Variety reports that Platinum Studios and producer Tony Krantz (24) are going to develop a live-action feature from the Platinum Studios graphic novel Mal Chance.

Scott Murphy will be writing the screenplay.

The graphic novel follows Lola, she is part of an ancient clan of assassins that are targeted for death by a powerful gangster. So she decides to take down the gangster's entire operation and enlists an honest FBI agent who has no idea who she is.

Krantz described the project as a "wonderfully visual world steeped with contemporary and complex characters, all playing on the edge of life and death decisions.

Evan Jacobs