The Magic Order

When famed comic book writer Mark Millar sold his Millarworld company to Netflix back in 2017, the plan was for him to develop new properties that could work as both comics and potential film or TV shows. The streaming service announced last year that several adaptations were coming soon, and now another adaptation is one step closer to reality.

James Wan (Aquaman, Saw) will direct the pilot episode of The Magic Order, based on an original comic that Millar wrote and Netflix published last year. This is exciting both because Wan rarely steps into the world of TV, and because the premise for this show is pretty damn great. Here’s what we know so far. Read More »

 

hit girl the golden rage of hollywood

Hollywood predators are about to meet a bloody reckoning from our favorite pint-sized punisher. Hit-Girl makes a lauded return to the comic book pages in the newest Millarworld comic penned by Kevin Smith, aptly titled Hit-Girl: The Golden Rage of Hollywood.

In the upcoming 2019 series, the Kick-Ass breakout character portrayed by Chloe Grace Moretz in the movie adaptations is pitted against the predators of Hollywood to dole out brutal justice. And in a post-Weinstein world, it couldn’t come at a better time.

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Mark Millar Netflix

Netflix purchased comic book writer Mark Millar‘s Millarworld company last year, and they’ve already teamed up to release the streaming service’s first comic book, The Magic Order. But Netflix didn’t buy Millar’s company solely to make comic books: they’re in it for that sweet, sweet intellectual property.

The first batch of Millarworld movies and TV shows was announced this morning, and they include movie adaptations of Empress, Huck, and Sharkey the Bounty Hunter and TV series based on American Jesus and Jupiter’s Legacy. Read more about each of these new Mark Millar Netflix projects below.
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kick-ass reboot

Filmmaker Matthew Vaughn is sticking with what he knows. The director recently revealed that he already has big plans to return to franchises he’s already dabbled in – with both a Kick-Ass reboot, and even more Kingsman sequels.

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The Magic Order trailer

Netflix has unveiled the first trailer for The Magic Order, the streaming service’s first foray into publishing original comic books.

Last year the company acquired Millarworld, the company belonging to famed comic writer Mark Millar, and now they’re seeing the first fruit of that transaction with this The Magic Order trailer, which teases the story of a group of magicians who are being killed off one by one. Check it out below. Read More »

The first comic book series to come out of Netflix’s purchase of Millarworld is here. At Chicago’s C2E2 this weekend, Kick-Ass and Kingsman creator Mark Millar previewed his first series in his exclusive deal with Netflix, The Magic Order.

See The Magic Order first look below.

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Mark Millar DC Movies

Justice League didn’t stink because it was cobbled together. It stunk because Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and the other superheroes in the DC Comics stable simply aren’t cinematic. At least, that was comics writer Mark Millar‘s answer when asked about the current state of Warner Bros.’ DC movies. Read the full Mark Millar DC movies quote below.
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Tessa Thompson Kick-Ass

Netflix bought comic writer Mark Millar‘s Millarworld company last summer, but two Millar properties were not included in that deal: Kingsman (which saw a movie sequel released last year) and Kick-Ass. The latter is getting a new monthly comic series in 2018 with a brand new protagonist: the mantle of Kick-Ass will pass from Dave Lizewski to Patience Lee, a black woman who served in the military and is the mother of young children.

Now Millar says that if he could pick an actor to take over the Kick-Ass mantle from Aaron Taylor-Johnson, he’d choose Thor: Ragnarok star Tessa Thompson to play Patience Lee in a new movie. Read the writer’s Tessa Thompson Kick-Ass comment below.
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Superman Hero

Man of Steel sequel has yet to materialize, and after the disappointing box office returns of Justice League, we don’t know if one ever will. But there have been plenty of discussions about a possible sequel to Zack Snyder‘s 2013 Superman movie, and writer Mark Millar recently revealed an ideal for Man of Steel 2 that he and sometimes-collaborator Matthew Vaughn might have made.

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The Magic Order

Mark Millar made history when he signed a deal to bring his Millarworld to Netflix. Now, Netflix won’t just be focused on original programming, they’ll have a hand in the publishing world as well. Today, Millar and Netflix have announced The Magic Order as the first comic book to be published as part of the Millarworld Netflix deal. The comic is described as “magic meets the mob.”

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