Platinum Studios, Inc. has partnered with Disney Channel star David Henrie to star in the theatrical adaptation of the Platinum Studios comic book The Weapon. Henrie stars in Disney Channel’s “Wizards of Waverly Place.”
Henrie will play martial arts enthusiast and inventor Tommy Zhou, who has developed a ground-breaking portable innovation. But is Tommy’s invention manufactured or an ancient mystical technique? An evil order wants it and will stop at nothing to get it.
The feature film adaptation will be produced by its creator, Platinum Studios Inc. chairman and CEO Scott Mitchell Rosenberg. Producer Jim Henrie (“The Beautiful & The Damned,” “The Good Life,” “Fake”) will also serve as producer, and former Universal Pictures senior executive Randy Greenberg of The Greenberg Group, who brought the parties together, will serve as an executive producer.
Platinum Studios’ film and TV division is developing Cowboys & Aliens with producers Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer and DreamWorks, Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and Kurtzman/Orci (the writing team behind the “Transformers” franchise and the resurrected “Star Trek” franchise). In addition, Platinum is developing Unique with “Harry Potter” producer David Heyman at Walt Disney Pictures, Witchblade with Wanted executive producer Marc Silvestri, Top Cow Productions, Inc. and Arclight Films, Atlantis Rising with DreamWorks, and an untitled project at Sony Pictures Animation.