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Mark Millar Says 'Nemesis' Moving Ahead With Joe Carnahan Directing

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 21, 2012 1:40 PM
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The ratio of truth to... exagerrated truth with Mark Millar doesn't give the kind of odds you'd want to put any kind of significant money on. But every now and then he's right, and he's at least entertaining to a certain degree, but as always, take this with a grain of salt with a side order of skepticism.

Will Warner Bros. 'Justice League' Be "Dark & Mature"? Pathological Exaggerator Mark Millar Says Yes

  • By Edward Davis
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  • June 7, 2012 4:50 PM
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If J.J Abrams, Christopher Nolan, Damon Lindelof and Ridley Scott are viewed as being on the secretive side about revealing plot details and information regarding their unreleased, often still-in-development movies, one then must consider comic book writer Mark Millar to be on the exact opposite end of the spectrum. While not exactly in the movie business like the four aforementioned artists, several of Millar's comics  (such as "Supercrooks" and "Nemesis") are in development at various studios and production companies. Seemingly very enthusiastic to be a part of the Hollywood process, Millar is very amenable to telling you pretty much whatever you want to know about any of his projects in development, going as far as to make wild casting announcements (like when we said Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt were being approached for "Nemesis") and generally claiming unrealistic start dates to any project under the sun (all of them).

Mark Millar Claims 'Kick Ass 2' Will Shoot This Summer: 5 Other Things He's Said That Never Happened

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 27, 2012 12:38 PM
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Oh, Mark Millar. In an industry where hyperbole and exaggeration are king, Mark Millar is on a whole other level, always eager to talk about himself and his films with whoever is willing to listen, often feeding the machine with lots of excitement about projects that are premature to say the least. His latest bit of news comes courtesy of his own Millar World forums (via Bleeding Cool) where he claims that the much talked-about (at least by him) "Kick-Ass 2" will shoot this summer. 

Mark Millar Teams With Nacho Vigalondo For Teaser For 'Supercrooks' Comic & Movie

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • March 20, 2012 11:20 AM
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Mark Millar, the source writer of both “Kick-Ass” and “Wanted,” likes to talk. He’s always got something to say about the various projects based on his work, and often the legitimacy and accuracy of said comments can be brought into question. We’re still waiting to hear confirmation of that “Kick-Ass” sequel he assured us was going to happen. But, in fairness, whilst Millar does like to talk that’s probably because he’s got a lot to talk about.

Matthew Vaughn Eyes Adaptations Of Mark Millar's 'Superior' & 'The Secret Service'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 20, 2011 12:31 PM
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Even though "X-Men: First Class" was a big hit, earning over $350 million worldwide, Matthew Vaughn has kept a low profile since the summer with barely a peep out of the director. He's likely been recharging his batteries after a whirlwind production and press tour that saw him rushing to get the superhero movie locked in time, all while talking to basically everybody on the planet about the film. While there was much talk of a '70s or '80s set 'First Class' sequel in the run up to the film's release, that chatter has pretty much died off. While Fox has "The Wolverine" on deck for their next trip in to the 'X-Men' franchise, Vaughn is beginning to consider what he'll do next and he's looking to "Kick-Ass" creator Mark Millar once again, with two potential projects lining up as possibilities.

Mark Millar Finally Admits Window On 'Kick Ass 2' Happening Is Shrinking

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 23, 2011 2:45 AM
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Concedes Matthew Vaughn Would Likely Only Produce, Not DirectMark Millar likes to talk a lot of shit. In fact, for much of 2010 the comic writer could not shut the hell up about a potential "Kick-Ass 2," boldly proclaiming it would be like "A Clockwork Orange" or "A History Of Violence," predicting it would hit theaters in 2012, and that it was green-lit with pre-production set to begin this past April. Well obviously, none of those things happened. And talking recently to Hero Complex, a much more humble and reasonable Millar finally admitted that the likelihood of a sequel was looking pretty slim and not only that, Matthew Vaughn is probably too busy doing his own stuff to direct.

'Time Crimes' Director Nacho Vigalondo To Direct Adaptation Of Mark Millar Comic 'Supercrooks'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 19, 2011 9:03 AM
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Generally speaking, when we hear something about a new Mark Millar film project, we tend to disregard it: the comic book creator of "Wanted" and "Kick-Ass" has a fluid relationship with the truth, and one too many examples of his untruths (he's writing "X-Men 4"! "Kick-Ass 2" will film this year!) have come to light for us to pay too much attention to what he's saying. But his films are undeniably catnip to movie producers, and, so long as the news comes from anyone except Millar himself, we'll take it as read.

Jane Goldman Not Working On 'Kick-Ass 2' Script; Says Matthew Vaughn's Next Film Is Something Else

  • By The Playlist
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  • January 23, 2011 11:09 AM
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Sorry Mark MillarThis weekend a Daily Mail report casually mentioned that screenwriter Jane Goldman ("Kick Ass," "Stardust," "X-Men: First Class") was busy at work penning the "Kick Ass 2" screenplay (from her bed, no less) and the story picked up traction in fanboy circles. Sorry, apostles, but Goldman herself quickly stated on Twitter that this report was false.

Mark Millar Claims 'Most High Profile Actor Of 2010' Will Star In Adaptation Of 'Superior'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 29, 2010 1:58 AM
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If the films based on the comic books of Mark Millar (or indeed, the comic books themselves) came anywhere near to matching the creator's ability to hype them up, his success rate would be close to Stanley Kubrick's. Instead, the William Castle of the comic book world has been behind "Wanted" and "Kick-Ass," and has spent 2010 claiming that he was writing the next "X-Men" movie for Fox (possibly confusing 'himself' with 'Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman'), that a sequel to "Kick-Ass" had been green-lit, and that Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp were going to star in the Tony Scott-helmed adaptation of "Nemesis."

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