The March 8 edition of Deadline reported that Vin Diesel has been signed by Sony Pictures for the lead role in its adaptation of Valiant Entertainment’s Bloodshot. The movie will be set to the tone of classic 1980s tentpoles like Robocop, Terminator and Total Recall. The film will be written by Academy Award-nominated Arrival screenwriter Eric Heisserer and directed by Dave Wilson.
Bloodshot is a central character in the Valiant Universe, appearing in over 110 issues with more than 7.5 millino copies sold. Ray Garrison, aka Bloodshot, is a former soldier who was brough back from the dead by Rising Spirit Technologies through nanotechnology. Suffering total memory loss, Garrison tries to reconnect with his former self and the weapon he has become.
A release date for the movie has yet to be announced. For a full list of Bloodshot titles available from Valiant Entertainment, please see below.
|Armor Hunters: Bloodshot||9781939346469||$14.99||1/20/2015|
|Bloodshot Deluxe Edition Book 1||9781939346216||$39.99||4/15/2014|
|Bloodshot Deluxe Edition Book 2||9781939346810||$39.99||10/27/2015|
|Bloodshot Reborn Deluxe Edition Book 1||9781682151556||$39.99||12/13/2016|
|Bloodshot Reborn Deluxe Edition Book 2||9781682152270||$49.99||10/31/2017|
|Bloodshot Reborn Volume 1: Colorado||9781939346674||$9.99||9/22/2015|
|Bloodshot Reborn Volume 2: The Hunt||9781939346827||$14.99||2/23/2016|
|Bloodshot Reborn Volume 3: The Analog Man||9781682151334||$14.99||7/26/2016|
|Bloodshot Reborn Volume 4: Bloodshot Island||9781682151679||$19.99||1/10/2017|
|Bloodshot Salvation Vol. 1: The Book of Revenge||9781682152553||$9.99||3/27/2018|
|Bloodshot Salvation Volume 2: The Book of the Dead||9781682152775||$14.99||9/25/2018|
|Bloodshot Volume 1: Setting The World On Fire||9780979640964||$9.99||3/12/2013|
|Bloodshot Volume 2: The Rise and the Fall||9781939346032||$14.99||7/9/2013|
|Bloodshot Volume 3: Harbinger Wars||9781939346124||$14.99||10/29/2013|
|Bloodshot Volume 4: H.A.R.D. Corps||9781939346193||$14.99||1/21/2014|
|Bloodshot Volume 5: Get Some and Other Stories||9781939346315||$14.99||9/2/2014|
|Bloodshot Volume 6: The Glitch and Other Tales||9781939346711||$14.99||6/16/2015|
|Valiant Masters: Bloodshot Volume 1 – Blood of the Machine||9780979640933||$24.99||10/24/2012|