Netflix Acquires Mark Millar’s Millarworld

Netflix Acquires Mark Millar’s Millarworld

Netflix has made its first full company acquisition, Mark Millar‘s Millarworld. In a move announced early Monday morning, the streaming giant acquired the independent comic book imprint and its associated intellectual property. Millar said in a statement that talks between himself and Netflix had been in the works since Christmas, culminating in today’s announcement. The purchase entitles Netflix to pursue development of nearly all of the Millarworld properties which have not yet made their way…

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Millar Launches Second Millarworld Talent Search

Millar Launches Second Millarworld Talent Search

For the second year in a row, Mark Millar is looking to add some new blood to the Millarworld imprint. After the rousing success of the first talent hunt last year, Millar’s back for round two with a fresh lineup of his creations. Last year’s talent search featured a collection of Millar’s more recent properties, including Starlight and Chrononauts. For this year, the acclaimed creator delved into his archive. The available properties include Kick-Ass & Hit-Girl,…

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Mark Millar’s Millarworld Launches International Cosplay Competition

Mark Millar’s Millarworld Launches International Cosplay Competition

Mark Millar has, for years, been one of the most prolific writers in comics. In recent years, his work has become one of the biggest sources of Hollywood adaptations, with the Kick-Ass and Kingsman franches already underway. Not content with the upcoming productions of Starlight, Jupiter’s Circle, and Chrononauts, Millar is pushing into the realm of cosplay. In an announcement on the Millarworld site today, Millar announced the beginning of an international cosplay contest which will…

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Mark Millar Says STARLIGHT and CHRONONAUTS Are Close to Filming

Mark Millar Says STARLIGHT and CHRONONAUTS Are Close to Filming

Mark Millar is quickly becoming the independent king of the comic book movie, and he’s nowhere near done. Talking with movie site JoBlo, Millar discussed plans for the upcoming slate of films from his Millarworld brand, speaking about possible plans for a Hitgirl spin-off film and also the status of the greenlit adaptations of Starlight and Chrononauts. “he next two that I think will be moving forward pretty quickly are Starlight and Chrononauts, I think…

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Mark Millar’s JUPITER’S LEGACY to be Adapted For Film at FOX

Mark Millar’s JUPITER’S LEGACY to be Adapted For Film at FOX

Outside of the box-office smashes which continue to roll from Disney/Marvel and Warner Brothers/DC, Mark Millar is quietly launching an independent revolution in comic book cinema, and Jupiter’s Legacy may be the biggest move yet. Following on the box office success of the Kick-Ass franchise and Kingsman and with Chrononauts, Superior, MPH, and Starlight already in various stages of development at the studio, THR is reporting that 20th Century Fox is moving forward with a…

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Mark Millar’s Starlight Gets Star Wars Writer for Film Adaptation

Mark Millar’s Starlight Gets Star Wars Writer for Film Adaptation

Star Wars stand-alone film writer Gary Whitta has reportedly signed on to write the filmed adaptation of Mark Millar’s Starlight, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Whitta previously wrote the scripts for The Book of Eli as well as Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead.   The comic (and presumably the film) centers on Duke McQueen, Millar’s superhero who saves the universe four decades ago but came back to Earth, where no one believed his fantastic stories….

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Advance Review: “Starlight #1” Ushers In Expanded Millarworld Universe With Finesse

Advance Review: “Starlight #1” Ushers In Expanded Millarworld Universe With Finesse

The last several years have been good to Mark Millar. The Kick-Ass trilogy has had two chapters turned into films, and The Secret Service is currently in production with director Matthew Vaughan (Layer Cake, X-Men: First Class) at the helm. He has four current books on the shelves in either single-issue or trade-paperback form—not to mention whatever secret projects he might have up his sleeve. With all of these things on the table, no one would begrudge the man if he…

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