Constantin Films has set Black List writer Umair Aleem to pen the screenplay for “Danger Girl,” an individual with knowledge of the project tells the TheWrap.
The film is being adapted from the 1990s comic book series created by artist J. Scott Campbell and writer Andy Hartnell.
Robert Kulzer of Constantin Film, Jeremy Bolt of Bolt Pictures, and Adrian Askarieh of Prime Universe Films are producing.
Set in the vein of “Charlies Angels,” “James Bond,” and “Indiana Jones,” Danger Girl centers on Abbey Chase, an adventurer who is reluctantly recruited by a secret spy organization. Chase teams up with fellow operatives Sydney Savage and Natalia Kasstle to locate a series of mystical objects and keep them out of the hands of the criminal enterprise The Hammer Syndicate.
Constantin’s Martin Moszkowicz will executive produce along with Campbell and Hartnell.
A rabid genre film devotee, Aleem’s feature “Kate” sold to Netflix with a production commitment with Clubhouse pictures and 87 Eleven attached to produce. “Kate” centers on a veteran hitwoman who is mysteriously poisoned on her last assignment in Tokyo, and who has 24 hours to track down her killer before she dies. “Kate” was also featured on the 2017 Black List.
Aleem is repped by Verve, Madhouse Entertainment, and Felker Toczek.