Jenna Dewan and Luke Goss are attached to star in a big-screen adaptation of Top Cow’s The Magdalena.
Created by Joe Benitez and David Wohl, The Magdalena first appeared in The Darkness #15 (June 1998). Dewan (Wonderfalls) will play Patience, a woman who discovers she’s part of a line of female warriors descended from Mary Magdalene who serve as protectors of the Catholic Church.
Goss (Hellboy II: The Golden Army) will play Kristof, an agent of a secret organization that guards the lineage.
Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures, Platinum Studios and Top Cow are behind the production, which will be a topic of the publisher’s panel at Comic-Con.
Hurd and Platinum’s Scott Mitchell Rosenberg are producing the film. Top Cow CEO Marc Silvestri and former Universal senior executive Randy Greenberg are executive producing; Top Cow president Matt Hawkins is set to co-produce.