The Soska Sisters, the twin sister horror film directing duo behind “American Mary” and “Dead Hooker in a Trunk,” have signed on to helm the film adaptation of Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Quesada’s comic “Painkiller Jane”.
The series follows Jane, a cop who joins her best friend/partner in going undercover into an interconnected drug ring. When her true identity is exposed, she is tortured and discovers that she has supernormal regenerative powers bordering on invulnerability – minor ones heal in seconds, major ones in minutes. There’s a catch though, she still feels the pain of her injuries before they heal.
Palmiotti and Stephen L’Heureux are producing this new adaptation which plans to be an indie action thriller. It follows both a SyFy TV movie and subsequent short-lived TV series based on the property.
Source: Heat Vision