Netflix Developing Supercrooks Anime Based on Mark Millar

TVOvermind | 5/13/2018 | Tom
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Netflix is still on a role as it continues to snap up as many ideas as it possibly can. This time it’s picking up an anime series titled Supercrooks that is based on Mark Millar and Leinil Yu’s ideas and will be one of the biggest heist comics to have come along in a while. The show will be produced by Bones apparently, the same studio that was behind the widely-popular series Fullmetal Alchemist and My Hero Academia. The series was originally published in 2012 and it was optioned to be a film in 2011, before it was published. So the interest has been there and the idea has been in the process of being kicked around a bit, but as of now it seems as though it’s off the back burner and on its way to become something of a reality.

If you want to know what it’s about and haven’t read the series, one of the main plot points is that Johnny Bolt, the main character, will be leading a team of retired super thieves on a heist in Spain. In some ways this sounds like a souped-up version of The Italian Job with the thieves being a little more elite than the men that were involved in the movie. But what they’re going after is unknown to most that might not have read the series and their entire arc is going to be something that might need to be revealed unless the series is going to go strictly from the anime.

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In addition to this Netflix is also beginning to develop other stories such as Jupiter’s Legacy, American Jesus, and even films based on Reborn, Empress, Huck, and Sharkey the Bounty Hunter. Millar’s other creations have been able to be filmed as successful live-action films and they’ve been either...
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