THR is reporting that Lakeshore Entertainment has purchased the film rights to the Image comic series The Sword. Created by Jonathan and Joshua Luna, the series ran for 24 issues from October of 2007 to May of 2010 and is described as follows:
Dara Brighton is a young paraplegic college student with a happy, normal life, until three strangers knock on her family’s door, demanding a particular sword. After the assassination of her father, mother and sister, Dara is left in the burning house and crashes into the basement, where she finds the sword giving her incredible powers and setting her off on an incredible search for vengeance.
Lakeshore’s Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi will produce the film. Check back here for more details as they emerge.