For a comic book that I’ve never heard of (mind you, not that I’ve heard of every comic book in existence or anything, it’s just that this particular comic book doesn’t seem to be all that well-known outside of the comic book shops), someone sure seems hellbent on getting “Hack/Slash” turned into a movie. The film adaptation of the comic by Tim Seeley and Stefano Caselli has been around since 2008, and last we heard, Fredrik Bond had been attached to direct. That was in 2009.
Apparently Bond didn’t work out, because 2012 brings news that “Conan” director Marcus Nispel is now Relativity’s new man for the job. So what’s it all about? Glad you asked.
At the end of every horror movie, one girl always survives… in this case, Cassie Hack not only survives, she turns the tables by hunting and destroying the horrible slashers that would do harm to the innocent! Alongside the gentle giant known as Vlad, the two cut a bloody path through those who deserve to be put down… hard!
Besides last year’s “Conan”, Nispel has previously directed the viking film “Pathfinder” (which had plenty of hacking and slashing all its own), as well as rebooting modern horror franchise “Friday the 13th” and “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (yet more hacking and slashing).
We’ll see if Nispel sticks to “Hack/Slash”, or if I’ll be reporting a new director a year or two from now.
Via : THR