Female Viking Comic ‘Heathen’ to be Adapted by ‘Twilight’ Director

Female Viking Comic ‘Heathen’ to be Adapted by ‘Twilight’ Director

      The woman who launched one of the biggest franchises of the late 2000s is dipping her toe back into the fantasy world with another adaptation. Catherine Hardwicke, the director of Twilight, is set to direct the big screen adaptation of Heathen.   Based on the comic series of the same name, it centers around Ayida, a female viking warrior who declares a one-woman war against the god Odin after witnessing widespread injustice towards women during the mythological era.     The series has become critically acclaimed for its feminist take on Norse mythology. The producer of the …