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Mark Millar confirms ‘Promising Young Woman’ screenwriter to pen ‘Nemesis’ movie adaptation

Nemesis is a tale of one man with a plan for vengeance!

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Courtesy of Forbidden Planet, Mark Millar has revealed Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) will be adapting Millar’s comic book series Nemesis to film. Fennell won the 2021 Oscar for Original Screenplay and is also writing the screenplay for a Zatanna film for Warner Bros.

This is one of many Millarworld productions via Netflix, with Jupiter’s Legacy recently released and a Reborn adaptation in the works as well. Mark Millar sold his production company Millarworld to Netflix back in 2017.

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Millar revealed Fennell will be writing the screenplay via the Forbidden Planet YouTube channel.

What’s Nemesis about?

Nemesis is a tale of one man with a plan for vengeance! Who is Nemesis? He is a son of privilege, an inheritor of billions from his deceased parents. He owns a fleet of the finest cars and a hangar full of planes, and has countless technological gadgets at his command. He’s the ultimate super-villain fighting relentlessly for a nihilsitic cause in which he believes.

Mark Millar confirms 'Promising Young Woman' screenwriter to pen 'Nemesis' movie adaptation

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

May 18, 2021, London: Comic book superstar Mark Millar – creator of Kick-Ass, Jupiter’s Legacy, The Secret Service & Kingsman – has confirmed to retailer Forbidden Planet that Emerald Fennell – winner of the 2021 Oscar for Original Screenplay (Promising Young Woman) – will pen the script for Millar’s hotly-anticipated Warner Bros adaptation of his critically acclaimed comic book, Nemesis.

Speaking exclusively to Forbidden Planet TV, Millar said: “Emerald Fennell, who just won an Oscar for best screenplay for Promising Young Woman, has just delivered the latest draft of the Nemesis screenplay, which is extremely cool, especially after the initial development of the movie by the late Tony Scott, who established some amazing visual ideas for the movie!”

Nemesis is a tale of one man with a plan for vengeance! Who is Nemesis? He is a son of privilege, an inheritor of billions from his deceased parents. He owns a fleet of the finest cars and a hangar full of planes, and has countless technological gadgets at his command. He’s the ultimate super-villain fighting relentlessly for a nihilsitic cause in which he believes.

Forbidden Planet TV host Andrew Sumner said: “This interview with Mark Millar is another example of the pop culture status that enables Forbidden Planet to attract high-profile creatives from the comic book and entertainment industry, whether it’s for an interview for our newly-launched online TV show, a store signing or an exclusive edition. Fans won’t want to miss out on this special interview, as Millar introduces his new Netflix show Jupiter’s Legacy, chats about a new Netflix spy show he’s developing, previews the latest Kingsman movie and reveals an all-new anime adaption of his comic book Supercrooks.”

Retailer Forbidden Planet – the number one entertainment retailer in the UK & Europe for comics, science fiction & popular culture – launched their online Forbidden Planet TV show last August 2020 to celebrate it’s 42nd birthday, attracting a star-studded line-up of Forbidden Planet’s most celebrated friends & customers including William Shatner, DMC, Neil Gaiman, Alice Cooper, Jonathan Ross, Gerard Way, Garth Ennis, Kevin Smith and Simon Pegg, amongst many others.

Following the success of this special event, Forbidden Planet store owners – Dr Vivian Cheung & Mr Nick Landau – launched Forbidden Planet TV as a permanent fixture, alongside their highly successful retail chain and online website: https://forbiddenplanet.com/

The new Forbidden Planet TV channel is available to watch on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/c/Forbiddenplanetdotcom/videos – over 150 episodes are already available to view and four new episodes are posted every week featuring influential & creative guests from all spheres of the global entertainment industry.

The full interview with Mark Millar will be available on Forbidden Planet TV from May 19th, 2021. For more information about Forbidden Planet, visit https://forbiddenplanet.com/

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