“Cowboy Ninja Viking” Optioned
The creators of Zombieland have optioned the movie rights to Image’s Cowboy Ninja Viking.
Based on the’ graphic novel by AJ Lieberman, Cowboy Ninja Viking follows a covert government program to turn schizophrenic patients into assassins. The film will focus on a patient with the abilities of a cowboy, ninja and Viking who escapes and goes after the the shady character who runs the program.
The movie version was originally passed on by Disney for being “too dark.” It’s now landed at Universal Studios.