Singing to two non-remakes in a row, it’s almost as though Alexandre Aja is stretching himself a bit. This, granted, in lieu of adapting pre-existing works, but you know what they say: you’ve got to start somewhere. (Even if he shouldn’t be “starting” at this point in his career, but let’s just take what we’ve got.)
Anyway, Deadline reports that Aja is negotiating with Benderspink on Undying Love, the big screen take on a graphic novel from Image Comics. Written by Tomm Coker and illustrated by Daniel Freedman, the original text — and, most likely, its adaptation — centers on “an ex-solider who falls for a vampire, though in order to be with her, he must take on her creator, who is protected by an army of monsters in the Hong Kong underworld.”
This evident blend of horror and action is the kind of material Aja has prospered with throughout his entire career; might Undying Love just be the next step? That depends on just how good the actual source material is — sadly, not much is out there on Coker‘s comic — and what the director can bring to it. In other words, let’s hope this is more The Hills Have Eyes and less Mirrors.
Have you read this comic? Do you think it could make a good film, particularly with Aja at the helm?
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