Millarworld’s ‘Reborn’ To Become a Netflix Movie, Sandra Bullock Producing and May Star

/Film | 1/23/2019 | Ben Pearson
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Netflix acquired comic writer Mark Millar‘s company Millarworld in 2017, and today they announced what may be their highest-profile film adaptation yet. The streaming service will produce an original film version of Millar’s sci-fi fantasy comic Reborn, with Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie) directing and Oscar winner Sandra Bullock producing. Bullock just made waves with Bird Box, her most recent Netflix collaboration, and a new report says she might star in Reborn in addition to producing. Read on for more details, including this comic’s killer premise.

Reborn, written by Millar and featuring art by Greg Capullo, was first published under the Image Comics banner back in 2016. The story follows Bonnie Black, an eighty-year-old woman who dies in a hospital in Manhattan and wakes up reborn in the prime of her life in a place called Adstyria, “a magical land of monsters and dragons where good and evil are waging an eternal war. There, she finds old friends and loved ones waiting, except the husband who died before her. Armed with a sword and partnered with her late father, she sets off through the battle-torn landscape on a quest to find out where he is.” Millar is a genius when it comes to creating high-concept story ideas, and this is...
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