The Wolverine

Mark Millar to Consult on Fox's Marvel Adaptations

Ultimate X-Men writer to work on Fox's upcoming Marvel adaptation!

Share:

Comments:

Marking an expanded commitment to some of its most important franchises, Twentieth Century Fox has brought on comics superstar Mark Millar to serve as a creative consultant on the studio’s upcoming projects based on Marvel Comics properties.

Mark Millar

Millar wrote several celebrated Marvel books such as THE ULTIMATES, CIVIL WAR and "Wolverine: Old Man Logan," before moving on to found Millarworld (millarworld.tv), where he continues to develop existing film franchise titles Wanted and Kick-Ass, as well as newer comic properties The Secret Service, Superior and Nemesis--the latter also in development at Fox. Millar will work with Fox on developing new avenues for its "X-Men" and "Fantastic Four" tentpoles.

Commented TCF production president Emma Watts:  “We are excited to be working with Mark. In addition to his groundbreaking Marvel work, he is simply one of the most original voices in comics today and will be an invaluable resource to us and to our filmmakers as we look for fresh opportunities to innovate within our shared Marvel universe."

Upcoming for the studio is "The Wolverine," starring Hugh Jackman, directed by James Mangold; "X-Men: Days of Future Past," helmed by Matthew Vaughn; and a reboot of Fantastic Four, to be directed by Josh Trank ("Chronicle").

“As someone who has spent his entire life obsessed with both comic books and movies, this is essentially my dream gig as it's a unique combination of both,” stated Millar. “I spent ten years working at Marvel and am really happy with the work I did on the comic side of things so the idea of working with these characters now in a brand new medium is enormously exciting for me. I really like the Fox team, love this bold new direction they have for their franchises and am proud to be working alongside some of modern cinema's biggest talents. James Mangold is incredible, Matthew Vaughn's one of my closest pals and Josh Trank gave us, in my opinion, one of the greatest superhero movies of the last decade with 'Chronicle.' The invitation to join this crew was maybe the coolest phone call I've ever had.”

MORE IN The Wolverine See All

MORE IN X-Men: Days of Future Past (Movie) See All

MORE IN Movies See All

Comments

1 comments
FuryIsOurKing
FuryIsOurKing

MARVEL needs to buy Wolverine back, he would be such an asset to the Avengers!