Sony and DeLuca Pick Up Millar’s War Heroes

A week ago, comic book writer Mark Millar, creator of Wanted and Kick-Ass, was talking on his blog about his new Image comic book War Heroes and how it was being circled by various studios (Original story).

Now Variety confirms that the movie rights for Millar’s six issue mini-series War Heroes have indeed been picked up by Sony and producer Michael DeLuca, who teamed quite successfully earlier this year for the blackjack drama 21.

They’re looking for a writer to adapt the series, which is based on an experimental military program that enhances soldiers with superpowers. The article mentions that Millar will be an executive producer on the pic, along with Zach Schiff Abrams, and also mention the Wanted sequel being developed at Universal.

Source: Variety