The film company has agreed with the Radical Pictures Hilary Swank to participate in the adaptation of comic actress "Shrapnel". Swank not only play a major role, but will also produce a picture. The film promises to be a fantasy with elements of Westerns.
Talks about the film adaptation of "Shrapnel" have been actual for couple of years. In 2009 the first edition comic book publisher Radical Comics director Len Wiseman are interested. After seeing the first issue of the sale, Wiseman decided to develop a film on it, but it seems that he was never able to break the deadlock.
As it became known to "Variety", twice laureate on "Oscar" Hilary Suenk long looked after herself for a draft of this plan. Because the "Shards" is developing in 2250. People colonized the solar system and formed the Solar Alliance, to control planets. Only on Venus were the ones who try to resist the new system. The main character, Samantha, who formerly served in the Marines, living on this planet in self-imposed exile, trying to forget her former life. But when civil war is near its threshold, she again takes up arms and led insurgency.
To date, the "Shrapnel" are not attributed to any one major studio. But it is unlikely quest majors will take a long time: Radical has sold Universal Studios graphic novel adaptation of "Oblivion" Joe Kosinski. Movie with Tom Cruise will star in 2012.
Hilary Swank was incredibly pleased to find a material able to show her ability to act in movies. "I really like the way the Radical Pictures drawn from comic books - she says. - Thanks to the "Shrapnel" and the heroine Samantha I can create very interesting and controversial character, which is quite rare for such genre. "
Note that the adaptations of Radical comics attached several famous directors. For example, Sam Raimi can make a film on the graphic novel Earp: Saints for Sinners, Wyatt Earp where the famous move from the Wild West in at least a wild future.