Hack/Slash is a comic book film adaptation that is slowing working its way to the big screen. The last we heard about the project, is that first time feature film director Fredrick Bond will be directing it, and it’s going to start shooting early next year. There has been no casting yet, but we should hear something pretty soon. Today it was announced that Stephen Susco has been hired to write the latest draft of the script. Justin Marks wrote the previous draft.
The comic centers on Cassie Hack, a woman who symbolizes the lone girl who survives at the end of every horror movie. Hack not only survived, she has become a killer of killers and travels to small towns across the country hunting slashers in the vein of Halloween's Michael Myers, Friday the 13th's Jason Voorhees and A Nightmare on Elm Street's Freddy Krueger. She is partnered on her journey with Vlad, a hulking companion who serves as her protector.
This could end up being a really fun movie. Susco is also writing The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D for Twisted Pictures and The Butcherhouse Chronicles for Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes.