Though Image’s Infidel is one of the publisher’s newer titles to recently hit stores, TriStar is already moving full-steam ahead with a big screen adaptation, and the studio’s just found a director to helm the film.
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While there's definitely a Kick-Ass reboot in the works, many fans are still hungry for more stories about Chloë Grace Moretz's Hit-Girl (and Aaron Taylor-Johnson's Kick-Ass, presumably). But according to Moretz, Kick-Ass 3 probably isn't happening.
Five supremely skilled people got together to combine their areas of study into one audacious experiment, which winds up poisoning the world. Oops. The characters try to clean up their mess in ongoing comics series Injection, from writer Warren Ellis, artist Declan Shalvey, and colorist Jordie Bellaire - and it's going to get adapted for television.
Cowboy Ninja Viking, the long-awaited Chris Pratt comic book film about a covert agent with multiple personality disorder, has brought on Game of Thrones director Michelle MacLaren to helm the project. We're glad to see a genuinely talented director chosen for a movie that's had a lot of trouble getting off the ground.
You couldn't swing a dead cat this year and not end up hitting a fantastic new comic. This is a good thing! (Unless you're a dead cat.) At the same time, though, 2017 wasn't without its moments of comics chicanery and utter wackness. Now's as good a time as any to look back and reflect on what sort of year comics had in 2017.
A comic book about an unlikely masked gunman who kills criminals for bizarre reasons. A filmmaker who helmed Keanu Reeves' modern-day action classic. It's the kind of deal that seems too perfect to be true. But it is: John Wick director Chad Stahelski will be adapting Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips' Kill or Be Killed for the big screen.