Mark Millar Will Not Be Directing Nemesis But Something Else Instead

Posted by G-Man (34325 posts) - - Show Bio


Back in early November, we got word that Mark Millar would be directing a superhero movie based on a new character.  Then early this month we found out about his next project with Steve McNiven, Nemesis, a new character created by Millar.  Millar mentioned that Hollywood was already interested in a movie adaption for that.  Everyone naturally assumed that the "superhero" movie Millar would be directing would be the Nemesis adaption.  Turns out that's not the case.
 
Bleeding Cool squashes that rumor.  The movie Millar will direct is not Nemesis.  Studios are not allowed to even look at it until Millar releases the material through Creative Artists Agency in February.  Without even seeing what Nemesis is about, two studios have made offers based on Wanted and the early buzz on Kick-Ass.
 
That means we still have no idea what Millar will be directing.  Apparently he is writing the screenplay right now.  Is this good news or bad news?  I am interested in seeing what Nemesis will be like.  I'm sure it will eventually be made into a movie.  This means that we'll be getting something else "new" from Millar.  Hopefully it won't delay any comics that he's currently working on.
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#1 Posted by welshguy (197 posts) - - Show Bio

Well... Mark Millar. He's a lot like marmite. you either love him, or hate him. Or you're indifferent. guess that screws up that analogy

#2 Posted by MichaeltheFly (6555 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope that Millar will do a story arc on the events that made the Old Man Logan timeline to exist.

#3 Posted by drawme (423 posts) - - Show Bio

What a pitty...

#4 Posted by iLLituracy (13537 posts) - - Show Bio

What does Hollywood love about Millar's work?

#5 Posted by SystemID (446 posts) - - Show Bio

F*** Nemesis. I'm sorry but the idea for that character? That's the lamest character ever. A Bruce Wayne-like character who even dresses kinda like Batman yet is crazy like Batman's arch-"nememis" The Joker?  Let me ask this.. What about that ISN'T SUPER LAME??

#6 Posted by Dr. Detfink (460 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmm...Last guy with a similar name like Millar directed on his own and wonder how THAT turned out?

#7 Posted by Bergquist (695 posts) - - Show Bio

i hope itsthe superman movie he talked about
#8 Posted by HaloKing343 (1252 posts) - - Show Bio
@bergquist said:
"i hope itsthe superman movie he talked about "
#9 Posted by G-Man (34325 posts) - - Show Bio
@bergquist: @HaloKing343: 
It's going to be an original character.  So it won't be something that already exists. It's a bummer but that also gives him more freedom.
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#10 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15258 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow that character looks just like Red Robin

#11 Posted by goldenkey (2927 posts) - - Show Bio
@SystemID said:
"F*** Nemesis. I'm sorry but the idea for that character? That's the lamest character ever. A Bruce Wayne-like character who even dresses kinda like Batman yet is crazy like Batman's arch-"nememis" The Joker?  Let me ask this.. What about that ISN'T SUPER LAME?? "

didn't he say it was a prase for batman just trying to do a new turn on him.  Millar usually right extrememly well.  We'll know if it's lame when it comes out.  The pic looks kinda stupid, only time will tell 
#12 Posted by HaloKing343 (1252 posts) - - Show Bio
@Son_of_Magnus said:
"Wow that character looks just like Red Robin "

In terms of the costume, yeah I agree. But in terms of badassery, I'm anticipating that this dude'll be pretty badass.
#13 Posted by Gregomasta (333 posts) - - Show Bio

Put a cowl on Christan Bale from American Psycho, bam, Nemesis.

#14 Posted by War Killer (20211 posts) - - Show Bio

How many movies of Millar's comics have been made into a movie (I counted two already) in the past few years, and because of that why is it taken forever for us to get a freaking Green Lantern, Flash, Captain  America, Avengers, Ant Man, Hawkeye movies, ect?

#15 Posted by glforthewin (2355 posts) - - Show Bio
@Michael the Fly: that would be awesome.
#16 Posted by Rocketeer (16 posts) - - Show Bio

It doesn't really matter what superhero movie he's directing.  He could direct traffic and I'd still be interested in watching it. Love the guys stories - he's pretty twisted and original.

#17 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29501 posts) - - Show Bio

Hey, here's a novel idea, how about we wait until the stories in the comics are finished before making movies? Last I checked, Kick-Ass's story arc hasn't been resolved, and Nemesis hasn't even started yet! Friggin ridiculous!

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