Valiant Continues Expansion into Movie Production with Archer & Armstrong Adaptation

Announced on The Hollywood Reporter, Valiant is quickly moving forward in growing their roster of on-screen comic adaptations. After announcing another buddy comedy project, Quantum & Woody, in the works, Valiant has partnered with a director and writer to develop their beloved Archer & Armstrong series into an action-comedy movie. 

Valiant has tapped into Zombieland's director Ruben Fleischer to direct the project. Terry Rossio, best known for his work on Priates of the Caribbean, has also been signed to work as a writer on the film. Producers listed for the film are Jason Brown, Sean Daniel (The Mummy), and Valiant CEO and CCO Dinesh Shamdasani.

Archer & Armstrong first premiered in 1992, and focuses on the hilarious relationship between the two main characters. Armstrong is an immortal adventurer who has spent the last 7,000 years drinking and carousing his way through history alongside some of the greatest merrymakers the world has ever known, while Archer is a sheltered teenage martial arts master and expert marksman that was raised for a single purpose - to kill the devil incarnate. Little did he know that this undying evil was actually Armstrong.

The movie adaptation is currently being developed in house before Valiant moves to partner with a stuido. A possible release date for the film has not been released. For a list of current titles available for Archer & Armstrong, see below.

ISBN Title Release Date Price
978-1-939346-87-2 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG COMP CLASSIC OMNIBUS HC 01/13/2016 $99.99
978-1-68215-149-5 A&A: THE ADVENTURES OF ARCHER & ARMSTRONG VOL 1: IN THE BAG 08/17/2016 $9.99
978-1-939346-22-3 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG DLX HC VOL 01 05/14/2014 $39.99
978-1-939346-95-7 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG DLX HC VOL 02 01/20/2016 $39.99
978-0-9796409-8-8 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG VOL 01 MICHELANGELO CODE 03/06/2013 $9.99
978-1-939346-04-9 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG VOL 02 WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR 07/24/2013 $14.99
978-1-939346-14-8 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG VOL 03 FAR FARAWAY 12/04/2013 $14.99
978-1-939346-25-4 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG VOL 04 SECT CIVIL WAR 02/26/2014 $14.99
978-1-939346-35-3 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG VOL 05 MISSION IMPROBABLE 06/11/2014 $14.99
978-1-939346-42-1 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG TP VOL 06 AMERICAN WASTELAND 12/24/2014 $14.99
978-1-939346-53-7 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG TP VOL 07 ONE PERCENT & OTHER TALES 09/16/2015 $14.99
978-0-9796409-2-6 ARCHER & ARMSTRONG FIRST IMPRESSIONS HC 11/19/2008 $24.95

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