Netflix Buys Millarworld

In a pretty big shake up and announcement int he comic world, Netflix has announced that it has purches Mark Millar‘s Millarworld. Millar runs the publisher with his wife Lucy Millar.

Netflix and Millar will bring Milalrworld’s portfolio franchises to life through films, series, and kids’ shows exclusively through Netflix. Millarworld will also continue to create and publish new stories and character franchises under the Netflix label.

This is the first ever acquisition of its type for Netflix. It’s part of the company’s progression to work directly with creators and acquire intellectual property and ownership of the stories the platform creates and delivers.

Millarworld since its founding has created eighteen published worlds of which three have led on to films that have grossed nearly $1 billion at the global box office.

Next up for Millarworld is Kingsman: The Golden Circle which opens in theaters September 22, 2017.