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Valiant: The Biggest Superhero Universe Behind Marvel and DC

There’s room for another superhero movie universe — at least, that’s what Valiant Entertainment is hoping. Founded in 1989 by a group of comic-industry veterans, Valiant is home to the third-largest connected universe in comics, behind Marvel and DC, with over 2,000 characters. DMG Entertainment fully acquired Valiant early last year and has ambitious plans …

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Paramount Picks Up ‘Harbinger’ Movie From Sony

The project moves with its current creative team, including director Justin Tipping and producer Neal Moritz, intact. Harbinger, the adaptation of a superhero comic published by Valiant Entertainment, has been scooped up by Paramount from its initial home, Sony Entertainment. Making the crosstown segue are also filmmaker Justin Tipping and the script by Tipping and …

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‘Harbinger’ Feature Project Moves From Sony To Paramount

Deadline has confirmed that the Valiant Entertainment comic book project Harbinger is headed from Sony to Paramount, which is where producer Neal Moritz has had his first-look deal since last year. The comic follows a group of teens with superpowers who go up against the corporation that tried to exploit their talents. Moritz, who is …

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DMG Entertainment Founder Dan Mintz on Acquiring Valiant

DMG Entertainment is already the powerhouse behind films such as “Iron Man 3” and “Looper,” but the company has its sights set on something much bigger: acquiring the next superhero universe. Cheddar’s Alyssa Julya Smith sits down with founder and CEO Dan Mintz to talk about the acquisition of Valiant and the launch of “Bloodshot” …

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Ninjak, Bloodshot And Faith: Is Valiant The Next Superhero Universe?

As the entertainment industry gears up for an onslaught of deep pocketed conglomerates looking to stockpile their content streaming services, Hollywood is frantically searching for the newest IP franchise to fill both movie screens and streaming coffers. Packed with a stable of global comic book characters, could Valiant Entertainment, the award-winning comic book publisher, be …

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Inside Valiant’s Sci-Fi Prison Break Comic ‘Psi-Lords’

Writer Fred Van Lente talks about the latest addition to the comic book universe. What brings together four humans with no memory of their previous lives, an alien prison planet and the oldest beings in the known galaxy? The answer can be found in the title of Valiant Entertainment’s latest comic book project, launching this …

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DMG Acquires Comics Publisher Valiant Entertainment

Filmmaker Dan Mintz’s DMG Entertainment has acquired Valiant Entertainment, the company announced Monday. Mintz has held a significant stake in Valiant since 2014, but the acquisition gives DMG ownership of Valiant’s library of over 2,000 superhero characters, including “X-O Manowar,” “Bloodshot,” “Harbinger,” “Shadowman,” “Archer & Armstrong,” “Ninjak,” “Faith” and more. “Our priority is to build …

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Comic Book Shake-Up: DMG Entertainment Acquires Valiant

The industry’s third largest superhero universe is looking to make a concerted push into film, television and other media platforms. The battle for cinematic universes has taken a new turn as DMG Entertainment, the entertainment company involved with movies such as Looper and Chappaquiddick, has acquired Valiant Entertainment, the comic publisher that boasts the third-largest …

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