Monday, June 02, 2008

Hurd Has Faith In "Magdalena"...

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Producers Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, chairman of Platinum Studios and Gale Anne "Hulk" Hurd, founder of Valhalla Motion Pictures continue to develop Top Cow's 'spiritually themed' comic book series "Magdalena" as a feature film.

Kevin "Alone" Taft is writing the screenplay, focusing on a young woman named 'Patience' who discovers she is part of a lineage of female warriors descended from biblical 'Mary Magdalene'.

The film's present-day action-adventure storyline is being compared to "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown.

"'Magdalena' is exactly the kind of project we love," said Hurd.

"A strong female lead character, a story with rich mythology, and compelling characters ... The religious overtone adds a new dimension to the adventure story ..."

"Magdalena" the comic book series has been translated into 26 languages in 55 countries.