Wanted Wanted is a 2008 action film, very loosely based on the comic book miniseries of the same name by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones. The film is written by Chris Morgan, Michael Brandt, and Derek Haas, directed by Timur Bekmambetov, and stars James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Kretschmann, Common, Terence Stamp, and Konstantin Khabensky. The storyline follows Wesley Gibson (McAvoy), a frustrated accountant who discovers that he is the son of a professional assassin and decides to join The Fraternity, the secret guild in which his father worked. It strays quite a bit from the comics, but had critical and box office success. A sequel is planned.
Producer Marc Platt tells comingsoon.net that the script they're developing for the long-planned Wanted sequel is "getting pretty good", and the comic book creator, Mark Millar, will be involved. Check it out.
Comic book writer Mark Millar updates on the planned big screen adaptations of The Secret Service and Superior as well as Wanted 2, confirming Michael Caine's role in the former and that filming begins in a few weeks.
In a new interview, the Scottish actor reveals that he is actually yet to read the script for X-Men: Days Of Future Past. He also calls his involvement with The Crow reboot just "rumor mill stuff" and gives an update on the status of the Wanted sequel..
Wanted co-writer Derek Haas, who is currently working on the script for the sequel, reveals that a new female character will be introduced alongside James McAvoy's Wesley Gibson. Read on for further details.
Check out an interview via Collider with director Timur Bekmambetov and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter writer Seth Grahame-Smith as they talk about the work on the film, the status of Wanted 2 and much more.
Director Timur Bekmambetov discusses the sequel to 2008's Wanted and gives a hint to where the follow-up story will go. It appears that Angelina Jolie won't be miraculously returning.
James McAvoy reveals that he had a battle with flatulance on the set of Wanted, and that he nearly had Orlando Bloom's role in Pirates of the Caribbean.
Writers Michael Brandt and Derek Haas talk briefly about where we might see lead character Wesley (originally played by X-Men: First Class star James McAvoy) go in the sequel as well as why they expect Timur Bekmambetov to return...
The screenwriter for the 2008 adaptation of the graphic novel Wanted talks about the sequel, sharing some details on what he and co-writer Michael Brandt intend to accomplish with the film and whether or not director Timur Bekmambetov will return to direct...
The Wrap report that the writing duo from Timur Bekmambetov's first Wanted have been hired to pen a sequel. We also get a very rough idea of the story the sequel will follow..
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Wanted producer says a sequel is still being discussed and that the franchise could continue, even without the star power of Angelina Jolie.
The creator of both the graphic novel Wanted and the comic mini-series Kick-Ass, Mark Millar, Briefly updates the sequels to both of the comics movie adaptions
Check out what the X-Men: First Class actor had to say when quizzed about the status of the sequel to the 2008 movie and whether he'd be interested in returning for it...
The comic book writer says that he's not too bothered about whether or not the sequel will ever get made and addresses the rumors that Twilight star Kristen Stewart is in talks to star in it...
The actress talks with ComingSoon.net about why she let Wanted 2.
The Twilight actress reveals whether there's any truth to the rumour that she'll be starring in Wanted 2 alongside James McAvoy...
An intriguing new story is developing that has Stewart playing a younger Fraternity assassin.
Mark Millar says there will be new fraternities in Wanted 2.
The comic book writer confirms Wanted 2 and discusses how he feels about Jolie not returning for the sequel...
Mark Millar is saying that Wanted 2 is going on ahead without Angelina jolie.
To star in Alfonso Cuarón's new Sci Fi movie, Jolie has pulled out of the planned Timur Bekmambetov-directed sequel at Universal, effectively killing the project...
The writer shares his thoughts about Wanted and talks about the direction the series will take in the planned sequel...
We already know director Timur Bekmambetov wants to make one, but we haven't heard any more on it for a while. Now McAvoy, who played the lead in Wanted, hints that Bekmambetov is rounding up the troops..
The director said he wanted her, but does she WANT Wanted?