Sony Valiant universe / Harbinger Wars

After trying and failing to expand its Amazing Spider-Man franchise, Sony finally let the webslinger join the Marvel cinematic universe with Disney’s Captain America: Civil War. But it hasn’t given up the idea of launching a comic book superhero universe of its very own.

Sony is moving forward with plans to build a Valiant Comics shared universe, moving up Harbinger so it will be the first film in the franchise. The previously announced Bloodshot will now be the second installment, though its title character will first be introduced in Harbinger. The studio has already mapped out a five-film series that culminates in a Harbinger Wars crossover event film.  Read More »

Bloodshot movie director

We recently heard that Valiant Entertainment scored millions to turn Valiant comic book series like BloodshotHarbinger and Archer & Armstrong into film franchises. Now Valiant has announced a five-picture deal with Sony Pictures, which will bring two series, Bloodshot and Harbinger, to theaters starting in 2017.

Eric Heisserer (The Thing, Story of Your Life) is working on scripts for both, and the Bloodshot movie director — sorry, directors — will be David Leitch and Chad Stahelski, who made John WickRead More »