Fox In Talks To Pick Up The Rights To Mark Millar And Goran Parlov's STARLIGHT
According to Latino-Review, 20th Century Fox have won the right to upcoming Image Comics series Starlight. It joins previous Millarworld adaptations Wanted, Kick-Ass and Kick-Ass 2. Nemesis is also at Fix, while The Secret Service is currently being shot by X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn. Check out the Tweets below for details and the cover art/solicitation text for issue #1.
Starlight is a new Image Comics series from Mark Millar and Goran Parlov which focuses on a retired superhero who is called into action one last time. According to a recent report, 20th Century Fox are set to pick up the movie rights and are planning on moving ahead with a big screen adaptation!
So much for retirement! This March, meet Duke McQueen, a man who has long since settled down and left his days of saving the Universe and operating as the space hero everyone depended on—at least that’s what he thought. His wife long passed and his kids off embarking on their own adventures, Duke lives a quiet, solitary life until he receives an unexpected call from a distant world, calling him to action one last time. This March begins an all new ongoing series with STARLIGHT #1, Mark Millar (JUPITER’S LEGACY, KICK-ASS, WANTED) and Goran Parlov's (Fury MAX: My War Gone By, Punisher MAX) much-anticipated first salvo in an intergalactic adventure that will have fans leaning in as they read.
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