Netflix has greenlit two TV series and three films based on the work of Mark Millar. The projects are part of the deal Millar and Netflix made in 2017 (see “Mark Millar's 'Millarworld' Acquired by Netflix”). The two series are based on Jupiter’s Legacy and American Jesus. Millar’s Empress, Huck, and Sharkey the Bounty Hunter are being made into films (via Deadline).
Mark Millar's 'Jupiter's Legacy' In Development”), and di Bonaventura will serve as an executive producer for the Netflix series, alongside Dan McDermott and Steven S. DeKnight (Marvel’s Daredevil). DeKnight is showrunning and directing the first episode.
Preview: 'Empress' #1 (of 7)”). The film is being written by Lindsey Beer (Kingkiller Chronicle). Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum (Maleficent) will produce
Mark Millar's 'Huck' to Hit Big Screen”). Ted Melfi (Hidden Figures) is writing the daptation, with Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe set to produce.
Sharkey the Bounty Hunter is a new work that will be published under the Millarworld / Netflix comic book deal next year. Sharkey is a bounty-hunter who tracks criminals across the galaxy in a rocket-powered ice-cream truck with the aid of his 10-year-old partner. Michael Bacall (Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World) is writing the screenplay.
The Magic Order #1, the first title in Millar's partnership with Netflix (see “Mark Millar Brings 'Order' to Netflix”) hit stands in June and took the number two slot for June sales behind DC's Justice League #1 (see "Comics and Graphic Novel Sales Down in June").