Starlight follows Duke McQueen, who, forty years ago, was the space hero who saved the universe. But then he came back home, got married, had kids, and grew old. Now his children have left and his wife has passed away, leaving him alone with nothing except his memories...Until a call comes from a distant world asking him back for his final and greatest adventure. And Chrononauts tells the adventurous story of the first scientific duo who travel back through time.
Which of these projects are you most excited about seeing next? Will Starlight resonate more with general audiences than Chrononauts? And how well will Mark Millar's crazy storytelling work within the confines of a kids' movie? We'll have to wait a couple more years to see, but it's sure to be exciting!Read More
Shortly after Kick-Ass hit theaters in 2010, plans for a sequel were already under way, since it made just under $100 million worldwide from a $28 million production budget. The follow-up Kick-Ass 2 didn't do quite as well, though, earning just over $60 million worldwide from a $24 million budget, leaving the future of the franchise in question.
Mark Millar, who co-created the comic book series with John Romita Jr., revealed in a new interview with Comic Book Resources that he isn't quite sure if Kick-Ass 3 will happen or not."I can tell you exactly where we're at. I'm always 100% straight up with these things -- to the point where I'm always revealing stuff two or three years before it's supposed to get out. I know I told you immediately after we got the first weekend after Kick-Ass came out that we were doing Kick-Ass 2. And (Kick-Ass director) Matthew (Vaughn had engaged (Kick-Ass 2 director) Jeff (Wadlow) by the following September, but no official announcement was made until the following year. But what you can always do is look at the opening box office to see how much money it's going to take in and see what the development possibilities will be.Read More
Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has optioned Mark Millar's upcoming comic book MPH for a feature adaptation. The comic will debut with its first issue on May 21 from Image Comics. The Hollywood Reporter has also obtained panel images from the first MPH comic book issue, which you can see below.
The story centers on four 19-year-old friends who discover a new drug that gives them the ability to move at light-speed for seven days. The comic is the last of Mark Millar's Millarworld series which includes several properties such as Starlight, currently in development at 20th Century Fox, The Secret Service, which hits theaters in October, Kick-Ass and Jupiter's Legacy, whose film rights he is currently holding onto at the moment. The author, who recently had a baby and just finished the scripts for Starlight and the first volume of Jupiter's Legacy, plans to take some time off before starting any new projects.Read More
20th Century Fox has beat out two other unnamed studios for the rights to Mark Millar's upcoming comic book series Starlight. Simon Kinberg is attached to write the screenplay adaptation and produce.
No production schedule was given for the adaptation. Simon Kinberg is no stranger to both the sci-fi and comic book worlds, producing Elysium and writing the script for 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Days of Future Past.Read More
Back in January 2012, filmmaker Joe Carnahan revealed that his adaptation of Mark Millar's comic book Nemesis was no longer happening at 20th Century Fox.
However, just nine months later, Mark Millar was hired by the studio to consult on all of their superhero movies, which apparently breathed new life into the project. Mark Millar revealed his thoughts about Joe Carnahan and Matthew Carnahan's finished screenplay, which is moving forward at the studio.Read More
20th Century Fox has acquired Mark Millar's first children's book Kindergarten Heroes. Carter Blanchard is writing the screenplay adaptation, with Simon Kinberg producing. Here's what Mark Millar had to say about the project on his official website earlier today."Exciting times. As you can see in the article, this is a live-action movie based on the children's book I put together with Curtis Tiegs a year or two back, planned as a franchise from Fox with the mighty Kinberg on producer duties. White-hot screenwriter Carter Blanchard is doing the screenplay, snapped up by (Steven) Spielberg for his most recent gig, and this is all looking very cool indeed.
Curtis, the artist and co-owner of the book, is my 50/50 partner on the movie too. I'm very proud to say I met him here on the Millarworld boards where, like a lot of you guys, I was wowed by his super-cool art.Read More
20th Century Fox creative consultant Mark Millar has taken to his Twitter page to shoot down speculation that they are planning a Fantastic Four and X-Men crossover movie.
I keep seeing 'news' that X-Men & FF movies are crossing over. No, they're not. They exist in same universe but movies stand alone.— Mark Millar (@mrmarkmillar) August 19, 2013Read More
When Kick-Ass 2 hits theaters this August, fans will get to see comic book creators Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. in cameo roles, and we have proof with two new photos. Mark Millar is playing a member of Justice Forever alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson's Kick-Ass, while John Romita Jr. is one of the baddies in The Toxic Mega C---s, formed by Christopher Mintz-Plasse's The Mother F---er in a massive fight scene. Take a look at the photos, then read on for John Romita Jr. speaking about how the cameos came to be.
Kick-Ass 2 was released August 16th, 2013.Read More