Mark Millar, the creator of comics like Kick-Ass and Wanted, has a brand new series that comes out tomorrow. Co-created with Leinil Yu, the comic is called Supercrooks, and it centers around a group of supervillains who realize that most superheroes are based out of major American cities, so they travel to Europe to pull off a heist. So why are we talking about it on Filmonic? Because, like most of his work, Millar wants to turn it into a movie, and he’s teamed with director Nacho Vigalando to make a teaser film promoting the comic.
You may not be familiar with Vigalando, but if you’re a fan of time travel movies, his 2007 Spanish film Timecrimes is a must-see. Vigalando is already attached to direct a feature version of Supercrooks (he’s also co-writing the script with Millar), but there’s no word yet on when that might happen. In the meantime, take a look at the video below, courtesy of Heat Vision:
I love the concept of Supercrooks, and Millar has called it “X-Men meets Ocean’s Eleven,” which sounds pretty amazing to me. What do you think?