‘Delilah Dirk And The Turkish Lieutenant’ bought by Disney

Deadline Hollywood | May 26, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Disney has acquired feature film rights to the graphic novel series Delilah Dirk And The Turkish Lieutenant from author Tony Cliff. The literary property, which is an action adventure tale set in the early 19th century, was first published by First Second Books. The story follows Delilah, described as a female Indiana Jones, as she wields her sword (trained in 47 sword-fighting techniques) and battles pirates and escapes on her flying boat while seeking adventures around the globe.

The rights were sold by Bernadette Baker-Baughman of Victoria Sanders & Associates.

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