Comedian e book creator Rob Liefeld is getting a lift from a member of the Deadpool film household for his newest venture. Liefeld has teamed with Phillip J. Silvera, who served as a stunt coordinator on 2016’s Deadpool, for a proof-of-concept trailer for Bloodstrike.
Liefeld is greatest recognized for creating Marvel characters equivalent to Deadpool and Cable, however Bloodstrike hails from Liefeld’s indie Excessive Universe, which through the years has gotten consideration from Hollywood. At one level, Akiva Goldsman and Graham King have been connected. Netflix additionally got here and went as a accomplice. However with these choices having expired, Liefeld grew pissed off and determined to take issues into his personal arms. Now, the hope is for Silvera to direct a function movie, although no studio is connected in the intervening time.
“When taking a comic book e book from web page to display screen there are at all times hurdles, screenplay, screenwriters, expertise that connect and transfer on. It will get previous actually quick,” Liefeld wrote on Instagram Thursday together with the footage. “I’ve waited to attach with a director with the identical zeal for the fabric, somebody who can nurture it to the end line, be a real accomplice within the course of.”
He met Silvera on the primary Deadpool function, and was additionally impressed by Silvera’s work on Netflix’s Daredevil.
“I promise to take all of you on this journey as we construct our Bloodstrike movie collectively. The casting, the studio, the script, I’ll provide the updates because it comes collectively,” wrote Liefeld. “I’m so uninterested in listening to about offers, even my very own, I’d quite present you what it’s going to appear to be. That is only a tease of what lies forward. I’m devoted now greater than ever to bringing my Excessive catalogue to life with gifted companions like Phil, and that is just the start.”
Bloodstrike debuted in 1993 after Liefeld left Marvel following defining work on New Mutants and X-Drive. The Picture Comics title focuses on a staff of elite authorities assassins.