Creator Mark Millar Updates Wanted 2
02.07.10 by BJSprecher
As far back as July 2008, there was talk of a sequel to Timur Bekmambetov's Wanted, the highly successful adaption of the comic book series created by Mark Millar. With the exception of the news that James McAvoy and Terence Stamp would reprise their roles, and that Bekmambetov was willing to explore the possibility of bringing Angelina Jolie's character back from the dead, there has been virtually nothing more heard about the planned second act of what might turn into a trilogy of Wanted movies until now.
In a recent interview with IGN, Millar spoke about how he was afraid the first Wanted was going to be "rubbish," and then divulged some news about Wanted 2, including the fact that Jolie will be involved in some way, which had not been previously confirmed. If you don't have the time to watch the entire clip below (or if you simply have a hard time with his thick Scottish accent), Millar starts dropping major clues about the progress of Wanted 2 at about 3:08. And, if you're wondering why Millar is sitting in front of a bunch of
Kick-Ass posters during the interview, it's because he is also the creator of that upcoming comic book adaptation. In fact, Millar has an entire line of "Millarworld" comic book titles, several of which are being developed for the silver screen.
In addition to the news about Jolie joining the Wanted 2 production, Millar relayed these interesting bits of information:
The script is almost ready.
I can't really be exact when it's going to start shooting ... but it will be soon.
It follows on immediately after the end of the first movie.