Tag Archives: Mark Millar

“5 to 7” and “It Follows”: The Best of the First Quarter of 2015

Time flies. Believe it or not, we’re now three full months into the 2015 movie calendar, which means we’re literally a quarter of the way through the film slate. That got me thinking about what the best of the bunch so far this year has been. Since now is the[...]

Tony Scott directing the “Top Gun” sequel?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When word broke that “The Usual Suspects” writer Christopher McQuarrie had been tapped to punch up a “Top Gun” sequel treatment, most wondered if Tom Cruise would return. Today, however, we’re learning that another crucial element to the original film intends to join the sequel, which could[...]

DVD Review: “Kick-Ass” hurls the controversial Hit Girl to home video

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: “Kick-Ass” Matthew Vaughn’s “Kick-Ass” could be viewed as the anti-“Batman Begins,” and in a strange way, that’s a good thing. While both detail[...]

‘Kick-Ass 2’ spoilers: Hit Girl vs. Red Mist

HollywoodNews.com: Despite sputtering at the domestic box office with $48.1 million, a sequel to Lionsgate’s cult action film “Kick-Ass” looks to be a reality. Franchise creator Mark Millar talked about the sequel, “Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall,” with Movieweb. Digital Spy was reading the piece. “We left things off with[...]

Angelina Jolie doesn’t want to be wanted in ‘Wanted 2’

HollywoodNews.com: “Wanted 2”? In Angelina Jolie’s book, a sequel to the 2008 film was a “terrible” idea. Digital Spy was speaking with “Wanted” comic book created Mark Millar who confessed that the producers’ failure to find a believable means to resurrect Jolie’s assassin character Fox triggered the actress to walk away[...]

The cast and crew of ‘Kick-Ass’ discuss throwing punches, profanity

BY TODD GILCHRIST Over the weekend at Austin’s storied South By Southwest film and music festival, Lionsgate’s underdog comic book adaptation Kick-Ass arrived in town to offer a preview of the film and interview opportunities with members of its cast and crew. Following a panel during the festival, director Matthew Vaughn,[...]

Did Angelina Jolie just pass on Wanted 2?

BY STAFF Sources are reporting that Angelina Jolie has turned down the offer to participate in a second installment of the Wanted series. Since she has denied the request, the studio plans to just ditch the entire idea rather than try casting a new lead role or focus on lead James[...]