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[07/17/18 - 09:04 AM]
Netflix Announces First Slate of Series and Films Based on the Stories of Mark Millar
"Jupiter's Legacy" and "American Jesus" are both on tap as TV series adaptations.







AMERICAN JESUS (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
7/17/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, July 2018) Multilingual (Spanish/English) series American Jesus follows a twelve-year-old boy who suddenly discovers he's returned as Jesus Christ. He can turn water into wine, make the crippled walk, and, perhaps, even raise the dead! How will he deal with the destiny to lead the world in a conflict thousands of years in the making? Everardo Gout (Marvel's Luke Cage, Sacred Lies, Mars, Banshee, Aqui En La Tierra) and Leopoldo Gout (Molly's Game, Instinct) will serve as co-showrunners and executive producers on the series. Everardo Gout will also direct.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Everardo Gout as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Leopoldo Gout as CRTR/EP
· Mark Millar as BOOK/EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a comic book
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Millarworld