‘John Wick’ Directors Making ‘Bloodshot’ For Sony; ‘Harbinger’ Movie Also On The Way

Apr 21, 2015


I think we’re all a bit shocked to see John Wick directors David Leitch and Chad Stahelski, so quickly signing-up for so many future projects. They’re attached to direct Chris Pratt in Cowboy Ninja Viking for Universal and a sequel to John Wick down the line for Lionsgate. There is also chatter that Warner Bros. is eyeing them for a DC Comics project.

Well, Hollywood Reporter has learned Sony will be releasing a feature adaptation of the comic book Bloodshot. It’s script was co-written by Jeff Wadlow (X-Force, Kick-Ass 2, Masters of The Universe) and Eric Heisserer (The Thing Remake). Matthew Vaughn (X-Men First Class, Flash Gordon, Kingsman) will act as producer, who we thought would end-up directing.

A soldier brought back from the dead by a secret government agency, turned into an unstoppable killing machine with no memory powered by nanotechnology.

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The kicker being that Chad and David will be directing the film instead for Sony, and it’s release date is set for 2017. We also have to assume they’ll sign a contract that includes an option for that sequel. This begs the question, will they have to exit Cowboy Ninja Viking to be able to make Bloodshot instead?

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Sony is also developing a feature adaptation of Harbinger as well with a script by Eric Heisserer, both characters will recive two solo film before teaming-up for a fifth movie titled Harbinger Wars. The directors being look at for Harbinger are currently being kept under wraps.


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