Movie News Bits: Valiant Comics

Welcome back to another edition of Movie News Bits! Today, we're talking about Valiant Comics!

First up, we have some news that Sony is developing a Faith superhero movie. The "Faith" comics center around a regular geeky teenager named Faith Herbert, who's obsessed with comics and science fiction, and has the powers of telekinesis and flight.

Lamorne Morris has been cast in Bloodshot, for the role of Wilfred Wigans! Wigans is a young scientist, who becomes Bloodshot's unlikely ally. Morris joins Eiza GonzalezSam HeughanTalulah RileyAlex Hernandez, and Toby KebbellDave Wilson is attached to currently direct, and if Bloodshot makes it past the first film, Morris is supposedly still attached to the series for two more films. Johannes Haukur Johannesson is going to be working on Bloodshot! He will be playing the villain to Diesel's hero. Guy Pearce is in talks to replace Michael Sheen in the role of Dr. Emil Harting, the doctor responsible for the nanotechnology that resurrected Bloodshot (Vin Diesel).  Sheen left the production due to scheduling issues, but it seems the studio is on top of finding a replacement.

Sources: DeadlineThe WrapVariety

Finally, Vin Diesel expressed his excitement and gratitude over being able to make movies, and focused on Bloodshot in the weightroom in Africa.

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