Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Mark Millar Talks Superman
Mark Millar (writer of the comic Wanted, among others) has been talking for a while now about how he wants to take over the Superman franchise at Warner Brothers when they get around to resurrecting those movies.
Some more details about his storyline came out today when he spoke to Empire Magazine. Millar wants an eight-hour epic, told over three films released a year apart from each other. The story would follow Kal-El's birth on Krypton a thousand years ago and "end with Superman alone on Planet Earth, the last being left on the planet, as they yellow sun turns red and starts to supernova, and he loses his powers."
Epic indeed. In semi-related news, Christopher Nolan has returned from his post-Bat vacation and has said that if they can get the story right, then he's down for a third Batman movie. Otherwise, he's a no-go. Some Warner Bros. exec has said that they won't make a decision on Superman's release date until they figure out what's going on with Batman, so needless to say - get the freakin' story right and let's get this show on the road.