Jupiter's Legacy Canceled

After just a single season debuted on Netflix back at the beginning of May, Mark Millar‘s comic book superhero series Jupiter’s Legacy starring Josh Duhamel and Leslie Bibb will not be returning for more. Though the word “canceled” hasn’t officially been used, all of the Jupiter’s Legacy cast members are being let out of their contractual commitments to return for more episodes. That means the show is pretty much done at Netflix, but Mark Millar doesn’t seem so comfortable putting such a period on it. It sounds like his next show on the streaming service will actually expand the universe that Jupiter’s Legacy established. Read More »

starlight movie joe cornish

After Attack the Block arrived in 2011, lots of folks expected Joe Cornish to become a prolific filmmaker hired by big studios to make great, original movies. Instead, he’s only directed one other film – The Kid Who Would Be King in 2019. Thankfully, Cornish is about to get back in the director’s chair again with Starlight, an adaptation of the Mark Millar comic of the same name. Cornish will write and direct the film for 20th Century Studios. The comic follows a space hero who saves the galaxy only to discover no one believes the stories of his adventures when he returns to Earth.

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jupiter's legacy trailer

In the summer of 2018, comic book writer Mark Millar, who is behind titles like Kingsman and Kick-Assstruck a deal with Netflix to create his own “Millarworld” — a brand of movies and TV shows for the streaming service based on his work. And finally, we’re about to see the first one. Jupiter’s Legacy is based on Millar’s 2013 comic series inspired by the Golden Age of Comics, about the intergenerational conflict between the old heroes and the new. Watch the Jupiter’s Legacy trailer below.

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Jupiter's Legacy Teaser

Back in the summer of 2018, comic creator Mark Millar struck a deal with Netflix to turn several titles from his Millarworld brand into movies and TV shows for the streaming service, and the first one will finally arrive this year.

Jupiter’s Legacy is a new superhero series based on the comic of the same name from Millar and illustrator Frank Quitely. We’ve yet to get an official first look at the show starring Josh Duhamel (Transformers), but Netflix has debuted a Jupiter’s Legacy teaser to announce the show’s arrival this May, and it comes with a warning that is ominous yet hopeful. Read More »

Reborn movie

In 2017, Netflix acquired famed comic book creator Mark Millar‘s Millarworld company to mine it for film and TV projects. Last year, the streaming service announced it would produce an original film version of Millar’s sci-fi fantasy comic Reborn, with Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie) directing and Oscar winner Sandra Bullock producing.

Now, more than a year later, the project has finally found its writer: up-and-coming scribe Bek Smith, who has previously worked at Marvel Studios. Read More »

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 »