Hollywood’s 1st Plus Sized Superhero? Sony Sets Maria Melnik To Script Pic On Valiant Comics Hero ‘Faith’

EXCLUSIVE: Women have already become staples of the superhero movie game, but now the genre will have its first plus-sized female heroine. Sony Pictures is moving forward with a live action adaptation of the Valiant Comics superhero story Faith, and the studio has hired American Gods scribe Maria Melnik to write the film.
The hero is Faith Herbert, a jubilant, comics-and-science-fiction loving geek who also happens to have telekinetic superpowers. Toby Jaffe and Neal Morit…