Hurd to produce ‘Gearhead’ film

Valhalla obtains film rights to novel

Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures has gotten into gear for “Gearhead,” buying the film rights to the graphic novel.

Hurd will produce “Gearhead,” which was created by Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon and published as a four-issue series by Arcana Comics.

Story revolves around a young woman who leaves the drag strip to team up with a group of rebels to fight the corrupt superheroes who govern the U.S.

Hurd and Valhalla most recently produced “The Incredible Hulk” for Marvel and the upcoming “Punisher: War Zone,” due to be released Dec. 5.

Arcana Comics has published more than 150 original comicbooks and graphic novels as a division of Arcana, owned by CEO Sean O’Reilly. Titles include “The Clockwork Girl” and “Kade”; company also develops existing brands for Disney, Sony, Capcom and HBO.

More Film

  • Taraji P Henson Sam Rockwell

    Taraji P. Henson-Sam Rockwell Drama 'Best of Enemies' Bought by STX

    Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures has gotten into gear for “Gearhead,” buying the film rights to the graphic novel. Hurd will produce “Gearhead,” which was created by Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon and published as a four-issue series by Arcana Comics. Story revolves around a young woman who leaves the drag strip to team […]

  • Harrison Ford plane incident

    Harrison Ford Eyes 'Call of the Wild' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures has gotten into gear for “Gearhead,” buying the film rights to the graphic novel. Hurd will produce “Gearhead,” which was created by Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon and published as a four-issue series by Arcana Comics. Story revolves around a young woman who leaves the drag strip to team […]

  • Matthew Rhys

    Matthew Rhys to Co-Star With Tom Hanks in Mr. Rogers Film 'You Are My Friend' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures has gotten into gear for “Gearhead,” buying the film rights to the graphic novel. Hurd will produce “Gearhead,” which was created by Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon and published as a four-issue series by Arcana Comics. Story revolves around a young woman who leaves the drag strip to team […]

  • San Diego Comic Con Preview 2017

    Variety Announces Comic-Con Studio and Kick-Off Party With YouTube

    Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures has gotten into gear for “Gearhead,” buying the film rights to the graphic novel. Hurd will produce “Gearhead,” which was created by Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon and published as a four-issue series by Arcana Comics. Story revolves around a young woman who leaves the drag strip to team […]

  • Israeli Film Industry Furious Over Proposed

    Israeli Film Industry Furious Over Proposed Funding Changes

    Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures has gotten into gear for “Gearhead,” buying the film rights to the graphic novel. Hurd will produce “Gearhead,” which was created by Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon and published as a four-issue series by Arcana Comics. Story revolves around a young woman who leaves the drag strip to team […]

  • Yellow Veil Pictures Launches, Buys German

    Yellow Veil Pictures Launches, Buys German Horror Movie 'Luz' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures has gotten into gear for “Gearhead,” buying the film rights to the graphic novel. Hurd will produce “Gearhead,” which was created by Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon and published as a four-issue series by Arcana Comics. Story revolves around a young woman who leaves the drag strip to team […]

  • ‘On the Basis of Sex’ Trailer:

    Felicity Jones Channels Young Ruth Bader Ginsburg in First 'On the Basis of Sex' Trailer

    Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures has gotten into gear for “Gearhead,” buying the film rights to the graphic novel. Hurd will produce “Gearhead,” which was created by Dennis Hopeless and Kevin Mellon and published as a four-issue series by Arcana Comics. Story revolves around a young woman who leaves the drag strip to team […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content