BLAKE LIVELY TO STAR IN AND PRODUCE LADY KILLER ADAPTED BY DIABLO CODY
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (May 5, 2021)—
- Writer: Academy Award Winner Diablo Cody (Tully, Juno) to adapt the screenplay based on the Dark Horse Comic by the same name
- Producers: Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg of Dark Horse Entertainment; Blake Lively and Kate Vorhoff for B for Effort
- Cast: Blake Lively (The Rhythm Section, A Simple Favor)
- Logline: By all appearances, Josie Schuller is the perfect 1950’s housewife. But when she’s not catering to the needs of her family, she leads a secret life as a highly-trained killer for hire.
- Lady Killer is a comic book series written by Joëlle Jones and Jamie S. Rich, illustrated by Joëlle Jones and colored by Laura Allred. It has been published by Dark Horse Comics since January 2015. The comic had great critical reception and was nominated at the Eisner Awards as Best Limited Series in 2016.
- Netflix has a first look deal with Dark Horse Entertainment and has previously collaborated with Dark Horse on the action-comedy series Umbrella Academy and Jonas Åkerlund’s feature Polar. Upcoming adaptations include Mystery Girl directed by McG and starring Tiffany Haddish.