Deadline reports Netflix, Sandra Bullock, and Vertigo Entertainment will produce a feature film adaptation of Millarwold’s Reborn, with The LEGO Batman Movie director Chris McKay set to direct the project.
Mark Millar’s six-issue comic book series Reborn centers on an eighty-year-old woman named Bonnie Black, who dies in a Manhattan hospital only to be reborn in the afterlife world of Adystria, a magical land with monsters and dragons. Once again in the prime of her life, Bonnie reunites with old friends and loved ones before embarking on a quest with her father to find her late husband as an eternal war between good and evil wages on in Adystria.
Academy Award winner and Bird Box star Sandra Bullock will re-team with Netflix to co-produce Reborn alongside Roy Lee and Miri Yoon for Vertigo Entertainment. Deadline sources say Bullock could potentially star in the lead role. Mark Millar and Greg Capullo are on board as executive producers while Samantha Nisenboim will be a co-producer.
The LEGO Batman Movie director Adam McKay is also a executive producer on The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and was previously reported to be in talks to helm a live-action film centered on Batman character Nightwing.
Netflix acquired Mark Millar’s publishing label in August 2017 and announced a slate of television and film projects based on Millarworld properties a year later.
The Superhero Movies Of 2018, Ranked From Worst To Best
2018 has gone by too fast. It seems like yesterday when the beginning of the new year was upon us, and the advent of having so many superhero movies hitting theaters seemed like a dream come true for every fanboy and fangirl. It’s also funny to look back and remember that although we ended up with a whopping nine major theatrical superhero movies, we almost had eleven. Sadly, Fox delayed both Dark Phoenix and The New Mutants to 2019 instead.
Even with those two films delayed, 2018 was still a massive year not just at the box office, but for the continued advancement of the genre on a number of levels. Whether it was through the cultural significance of a film like Black Panther or the exciting animated adventures of Incredibles 2 and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, there was no shortage of exciting superhero stories told on the big screen this year.
Here are the 9 theatrical superhero films of 2018, ranked from worst to best. You can start the gallery by clicking “Next.”