Valentine #1 Comic Book. First Printing in NM Condition. Publisher/Year: Red Eye, September 1997
Valentine, the femme fatale comic book series, has been optioned for worldwide motion picture, television and other ancillary rights and merchandising, by Chautauqua Cordova Entertainment (C2 Entertainment).The first such film project Dana Valentine: Beauty, Brains and Bullets, is based on Valentine, a comic book series written and illustrated by Daniel Cooney for Red Eye Press, about a female contract-killer, who has an addictive attraction to risk and violence in the deadly world of murder-for-hire.This edgy and stylish action series explores the dichotomy of a killer on the job and the psychological after-effects of a woman whose morally questionable profession has made her a liability to everyone she has ever met, in addition to herself. More than anything, the story captures the unrelenting resolve of a female killing machine.Valentine’s fan base covers a wide demographic, consisting of fans of action thrillers, suspense and strong female leads that are smart and sexy yet strong and vulnerable at the same time. According to C2 President Anna Cordova, “After being introduced to Valentine at Comic-Con International and getting to know her through the series, we are very excited to find the right sassy, sexy and yet sensitive actress to define and develop this great property for C2’s first film production.”
C2 Entertainment is planning for a $25 to $30 million production budget for the live-action Dana Valentine film. C2 President and Executive Producer Anna Cordova is currently in initial discussions with potential screenwriters and directors. C2 is also seeking domestic and foreign distribution partners.
Series creator Daniel Cooney added, “It is a dream come true to see Valentine adapted into a film and look forward to the actress who’s going to bring my character to life: guns, killer looks and all .” Daniel Cooney is represented by Eric Reid at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.
Courtesy of: http://valentinecomic.com