Monday, January 04, 2010

Rest Makes Bleeding Cool's 5 for 2010

3. More TV/music/movie stars in comics. From Jonathan Ross’ Turf, to Katee Sackhoff’s Versus, to Milo Ventimiglia’s Rest getting a new publishing home to the previously unannounced new comic book by Howard Chaykin, Noble, which is being developed as a TV series with Vinnie Jones in talks to play the title character. Jake Noble, an international superspy, is forced to team up with two daughters from different mothers he never knew existed. And plenty of visual reference for Chaykin to play his angled chins off of. No more Mayhem from Tyrese though… but he does have a new comic-book project in the works. And conversely we’ll have more comics stars in TV/movies, with Mark Millar writing and directing an original superhero movie, John Cassaday being headhunted, Kaare Andrews’ movie Altitude getting distribution, Grant Morrison getting movies into production and both Marvel and DC increasing participation of their comic book creators in movie production. But the biggest selling comic of the year? The late Michael Jackson’s Fated.


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