In March 2020, The first installment of the Valient superhero character in the Valiant Cinematic Universe will hit the big screen in Bloodshot. Starring, popularly known for launch era’s most popular action franchises with Fast and the Furious.
Vin Diesel also did voiceover work in the Marvel cinematic universe for a talking alien anthropomorphic tree ‘Groot’ in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). Later the alien talking tree got immense popularity that marvel has retained that character to a small child known as Baby Groot. But in the new emerging Valiant Cinematic Universe, the actor is ready to play the superhuman, biotech killing machine – Bloodshot.
Star Cast in Bloodshot
- Vin Diesel (Fast and Furious) as Bloodshot.
- Sam Heughan (Outlander) as Cpl. Harlan Shifflet.
- Guy Pearce( L.A. Confidential) as Dr. Emil Harting.
- Talulah Riley (Westworld) as Gina DeCarlo.
- Toby Kebbell (Black Mirror) as Axe, a computer hacker.
- Lamorne Morris (New Girl) as Wilfred Wigans, a scientist.
- Eiza González (Baby Driver) in an unknown role.
Directed by Dave Wilson (VFX Supervisor for Avengers: Age of Ultron) with a script by Eric Heisserer (Arrival) and Jeff Wadlow (Truth or Dare).
Bloodshot Release Date
Bloodshot was previously scheduled for theatrical release on February 21 but Now Bloodshot will hit the theaters on March 13.
Valiant Comics is unfolding with the Valiant Cinematic Universe
Valiant’s universe is already establishing to be better-prepared than DC. While the Valiant Comics aren’t as well-known as that of Marvel or DC. A cult comic book publisher with a rollercoaster history ‘Bloodshot’ is one of the leading characters from Valiant.
Harbinger was supposed to be released first later it was dropped down by the studio. It’s like Marvel launching Captain America instead of IronMan.First movies either will doom the universe or make one for lasting, timeless success.
Sony established one of these last years with Venom, but it was also looking to establish a world for the Valiant Comics characters, starting with the Vin Diesel-led Bloodshot.
Let’s discuss about Valiant Cinematic Universe(VCU)
The valiant universe is not popular as marvel or dc as we know in the movies franchise as this is its first movie produced by valiant comics. But in the comic world, Valient comics are quite popular among teenage children. Bloodshot is one of the best selling books written by Kevin VanHook and artist Yvel Guichet in 1992.
Now the first-ever movie of the valiant comics Bloodshot is to be released on March 13, 2020. Previously Jared Leto was in the news to star in Bloodshot but he is appearing in Morbius, another superhero action movie by Sony Pictures which is releasing on 31 July 2020.
More about Bloodshot
As the movie trailer released we saw the first inside of the action superhero is all about. An ex-soldier who was deceased in battle given a second chance brought back to life with an army of nanotechnology in his veins. The superhuman biotech killing machine is stronger than ever and has a superpower with the healing capacity instantly.
How Bloodshot Movie is different from Comic?
In 1990 comic Bloodshot was Angelo Mortalli a Mafia hitman killed under witness protection and subjected to the top-secret experiment, Project Rising Spirit. But in the Movie Raymond Garrison, a U.S. soldier who only became “Angelo Mortalli” in an undercover mission to infiltrate the Cianelli crime family. Valiant is quite different in movies as known in comics. The valiant reboot version of 2012 changed a lot in the sector of the Valiant cinematic universe.
Superpower of Bloodshot
Let’s recall how strong bloodshot is as compared to other superheroes. The advanced nanites in Bloodshot’s veins make him incredibly powerful, with super-strength, Master hand-to-hand combatant, and the ability to heal from almost any injury, much like Wolverine or Deadpool. Another superpower of bloodshot is that he can interface with any machinery and shapeshifts his mass.
The powers of bloodshot are like combing powers of Wolverine (healing factor), Captain America (agility, stamina, and super strength)and cyborg(advance nanites and interface with technology).
Origin Story of Bloodshot
In 1990 comic, Angelo Mortalli a Mafia hitman killed under witness protection and subjected to the top-secret experiment, Project Rising Spirit and later realizing that his memory is erased multiple times he chooses to take revenge on people on those who did this to him while discovering his true self.
Instead of the traditional “origin story” seen in movies like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and Batman as the leading hero which destroys evil Dave Wilson who created a super monster who kills people who manipulated his memory and tortured him in killing other people.
In 2012 reboot version of the valiant comic of ‘Bloodshot’ Raymond Garrison, a U.S. soldier who only became “Angelo Mortalli” in an undercover mission to infiltrate the Cianelli crime family. But got deceased in action later brought back to life with given a backstory in which Vin diesel finds the man who killed his wife and kills him.
Sony released new Bloodshot posters featuring Vin Diesel where it’s noted the flick has a PG-13. For intense sequences of violence, some suggestive material, and language movies is PG-13.
Bloodshot Movie Location
Bloodshot was filmed in different countries such as Czech Republic, Hungary, South Africa, and the US. Filming locations included Budapest, Cape Town, Prague, and Chicago.
Why should we watch Bloodshot?
You’ll be experiencing a new adventure as it’s the first time well be seeing Vin diesel in a superhero movie. The movie is packed with jaw-dropping action with intense sequences of violence. The movies consist of drama and seriousness which keep the viewer starring at the screen and being involved in the movie rather than daydreaming about other things.
BLOODSHOT WILL OPEN IN THEATERS ON MARCH 13, 2020.