Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Witchblade Has A Director

Variety confirms that Michael Rymer will direct will direct and co-produce Witchblade, a feature film adaptation of the Top Cow comic. Rymer is best know for dirtecting and producing episodes of the revived Battlestar Galactica.

Witchblade is about a supernatural, sentient artifact with immense destructive and protective powers. The weapon has bonded with various women throughout history, the main heroine in the comic is Sara Pezzini, a tough-as-nails NYPD homicide detective who comes into possession of the Witchblade. Sara struggles to hone the awesome powers of the Witchblade and fend off those with a nefarious interest in it, especially entrepreneur Kenneth Irons. She also struggles to maintain a personal life.