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ConsenSys raises $65M from JP Morgan, Mastercard, UBS to build infrastructure for DeFi

ConsenSys, a key player in crypto and a major proponent of the Ethereum blockchain, has raised a $65 million funding round from J.P. Morgan, Mastercard, and UBS AG, as well as major blockchain companies Protocol Labs, the Maker Foundation, Fenbushi, The LAO and Alameda Research. Additional investors include CMT Digital and the Greater Bay Area Homeland Development Fund. As well as fiat, several funds invested with Ethereum-based stablecoins, DAI and USDC, as consideration. Sources told TechCrunc...
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Joe Cornish Teaming With 20th Century Studios for Mark Millar’s Starlight

Joe Cornish teaming with 20th Century Studios for Mark Millar’s Starlight After nearly seven years of attempting to get a film adaptation of Mark Millar’s six-issue limited comic off the ground, 20th Century Studios is partnering back up with Joe Cornish to write and direct the feature debut of Starlight, according to Deadline. RELATED: Shazam! Fury of the Gods Adds Lucy Liu as Villain! Published in 2014, the comic centered on Duke McQueen, a hero who saved the universe in the past and cam...
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‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Trailer: Josh Duhamel’s Aging Superhero Passes the Torch in Mark Millar’s Netflix Series

In the summer of 2018, comic book writer Mark Millar, who is behind titles like Kingsman and Kick-Ass, struck a deal with Netflix to create his own “Millarworld” — a brand of movies and TV shows for the streaming service based on his work. And finally, we’re about to see the first one. Jupiter’s Legacy is based on Millar’s 2013 comic series inspired by the Golden Age of Comics, about the intergenerational conflict between the old heroes and the new. Watch the Jupiter’s Legacy trailer below. ...
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Netflix is building franchises and events to rival Hollywood blockbusters. Here are 24 projects that could be its next global hit.

"Jupiter's Legacy" Netflix Netflix wants to build bigger franchises to rival Hollywood's own. It has 90 shows in the works based on books, comics, or video games, according to Ampere Analysis. Netflix's VP of originals detailed the company's franchise and events strategy for Insider. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Netflix was a Hollywood disruptor long before the pandemic forced traditional movie studios to embrace streaming. But there are still thi...
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‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ First Look: Netflix Provides an Illustrated Glimpse at Mark Millar’s Superhero TV Series

Just last week, Netflix released a teaser revealing that Mark Millar‘s new superhero series Jupiter’s Legacy would be arriving on the streaming service this May. However, it didn’t come with a proper first look at the series starring Josh Duhamel as Sheldon Sampson, better known as The Utopian, who helped shape the world of today as a full-fledged superhero. We now have a better glimpse at the comic book adaptation with a new teaser. Jupiter’s Legacy First Look Featuring sketches from th...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, America, Netflix, Jupiter, Mark Millar, Grace, Walter, Blackstar, Sheldon, Josh-Duhamel, Millar, Chloe, Comic Book/Superhero, Ben Daniels

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Teaser: The Netflix Superhero Series from Mark Millar Arrives in May

Back in the summer of 2018, comic creator Mark Millar struck a deal with Netflix to turn several titles from his Millarworld brand into movies and TV shows for the streaming service, and the first one will finally arrive this year. Jupiter’s Legacy is a new superhero series based on the comic of the same name from Millar and illustrator Frank Quitely. We’ve yet to get an official first look at the show starring Josh Duhamel (Transformers), but Netflix has debuted a Jupiter’s Legacy teaser to an...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Netflix, Jupiter, Mark-Millar, Josh-Duhamel, Millar, Millarworld, Matt Lanter, Comic Book/Superhero, Elena Kampouris, Andrew Horton, Jupiter's Legacy, HBO Max

‘The Addams Family’: Tim Burton to Get Creepy and Kooky with His First Major Live-Action TV Series

Tim Burton is about to become the latest major filmmaker to make the jump to television – and he’s doing it with perhaps the least surprising property of all. Burton is developing a new version of The Addams Family, the classic franchise featuring a creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky family living in suburbia. If the deal goes through, the eccentric director of Batman, Beetlejuice, and Edward Scissorhands will be working on this iteration of the show with Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, the g...
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Tim Burton Developing Live-Action The Addams Family Series

Tim Burton developing live-action The Addams Family series While the kooky family are busy killing it at the box office and prepping for a 2021 animated return, The Addams Family is getting ready to head to the small screen once again as Tim Burton (Edward Scissorhands) is helping develop a new live-action adaptation of the Charles Addams-created comic strip, according to Deadline. RELATED: The Addams Family 2 Teaser & New Voice Stars Revealed! PB = PB || {}; ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Tim Burton, TV News, Anjelica Huston, Michael Keaton, Universal Pictures, Burton, Gough, Millar, Edward Scissorhands, Charles Addams, Raul Julia, Steve Granitz WireImage, Miles Millar, Alfred Gough

Netflix Shutters Development on The Magic Order Series

Netflix shutters development on The Magic Order series With the streaming platform evaluating which series to fund and which to hold off on amidst a continuing global pandemic, Netflix has elected to halt development on the forthcoming series adaptation of Mark Millar’s The Magic Order, according to Deadline. RELATED: Netflix Pulls the Plug on Fourth and Final Season of GLOW PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh ...
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Australian budget reaction updates: Coalition punts on business for Covid recovery – politics live

Josh Frydenberg’s budget relies on tax cuts and business incentives, but rests on some optimistic assumptions. Follow all the reaction and coronavirus newsBudget 2020: Coalition banks on $98bn injection to jolt Australia’s economy back to lifeFederal budget summary: all the key points at a glance 10.27pm BST Some Mike Bowers magic on this dreary Canberra day. 10.24pm BST Lisa Millar also asked Scott Morrison what was in the budget for older workers.Millar: We talk about that generation a...
Tags: Business, Australia, Tax, Australia news, Unemployment, Coalition, Australian politics, Welfare, Qantas, Labor party, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, Australian Universities, Josh Frydenberg

Netflix's CEO says the company wants to build franchises like 'Star Wars' and 'Harry Potter' but has a 'long way to go'

"The Witcher" Netflix In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published Thursday, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was asked what he could learn from Hollywood, and he said that Netflix has a "long way to go" before it has its own mega franchise like "Star Wars" — but "we're getting there." "The thing that many studios are able to do is create great franchises," Hastings said. "We're making great progress on that with 'Stranger Things' and other properties, but compared to 'Harry Potter' and ...
Tags: Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Netflix, Harry Potter, Streaming, Mark Millar, Reed Hastings, Hastings, Hollywood Reporter, Weiss, Millar, David Benioff, Millarworld, Ampere Analysis

‘Project Power’ Directors to Helm ‘Nemesis’, a Revamped Film Adaptation of Mark Millar’s Comic

Way back in 2009, before comic book writer Mark Millar had even completed his comic, Nemesis, he was talking about its movie potential. The story, which boils down to “what if, instead of becoming a superhero, a genius billionaire embraced anarchy and became the world’s worst supervillain?”, unquestionably had a hell of a hook, and Hollywood spent years trying to adapt it into a film, with directors like Sam Raimi, Guy Ritchie, Tony Scott, and Joe Carnahan potentially directing at various point...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Washington, Netflix, United States, Pentagon, Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt, Warner Bros, Warner Brothers, Mark Millar, Nemesis, Collider, Millar, Schulman, Comic Book/Superhero

HFTP Announces 2020 Paragon Award Recipient – Ian Millar, CHTP

Ian Millar, CHTP was selected as the 2020 Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) Paragon Award recipient for his unwavering support of the association and substantial contributions to increase knowledge sharing and promote growth in the hospitality industry at large, specifically amongst students and hospitality professionals within Europe. Millar is a senior lecturer of IT at EHL in Lausanne, Switzerland. He has been a member of HFTP for 15 years and served in multipl...
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Mark Millar’s ‘Reborn’ Movie, Produced by Sandra Bullock, Finds a Writer

In 2017, Netflix acquired famed comic book creator Mark Millar‘s Millarworld company to mine it for film and TV projects. Last year, the streaming service announced it would produce an original film version of Millar’s sci-fi fantasy comic Reborn, with Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie) directing and Oscar winner Sandra Bullock producing. Now, more than a year later, the project has finally found its writer: up-and-coming scribe Bek Smith, who has previously worked at Marvel Studios. THR bro...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Adaptation, Sony, Manhattan, Sandra-Bullock, New Line, Cbs, Warner Bros, Chris Pratt, Smith, Noah Hawley, Chris Mckay, Mark-Millar, Bonnie, WB

Chris McKay’s Reborn Signs Bek Smith to Script

Chris McKay’s Reborn signs Bek Smith to script The forthcoming Netflix adaptation of Mark Millar’s Reborn, set to be directed by Chris McKay (The Lego Batman Movie) and produced by Sandra Bullock (Bird Box), has found its screenwriter in the form of on-the-rise scribe Bek Smith, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Netflix, Sandra Bullock and Chris McKay Team Up for Reborn PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoR...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Manhattan, Jesus, Jupiter, Smith, Hulu, Chris Mckay, Mark Millar, Steven, Kingsman, McKay, Bullock, Daniel Brühl, Millar, Huck

‘Killing People in Fiction Was Fun’: Mysteries That Have Stood the Test of Time

From Agatha Christie to Raymond Chandler to Patricia Highsmith, classic detective stories are given new life in audio form.
Tags: News, Patricia Highsmith, Raymond Chandler, Agatha Christie, Christie, Patricia, Raymond, Agatha, Chandler, Millar, Highsmith, Sayers, Books and Literature, The Big Sleep (Book, Dorothy L, Murder Is Easy (Book

Physicists Propose Listening For Dark Matter With Plasma-Based 'Axion Radio'

Physicists at Stockholm University and the Max Planck Institute of Physics have proposed a novel design for an "axion radio" that employs cold plasmas (gases or liquids of charged particles) to "listen" for dark matter. Their paper has been published in the journal Physical Review Letters. Ars Technica reports: "Finding the axion is a bit like tuning a radio: you have to tune your antenna until you pick up the right frequency," said co-author Alexander Millar, a postdoc at Stockholm University. ...
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‘The Magic Order’: James Wan to Direct Mark Miller’s Netflix Pilot

When famed comic book writer Mark Millar sold his Millarworld company to Netflix back in 2017, the plan was for him to develop new properties that could work as both comics and potential film or TV shows. The streaming service announced last year that several adaptations were coming soon, and now another adaptation is one step closer to reality. James Wan (Aquaman, Saw) will direct the pilot episode of The Magic Order, based on an original comic that Millar wrote and Netflix published last year...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Netflix, Adaptation, Mark-Millar, Mark Miller, Millar, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, James Wan, Lindsey Beer, Sierra Burgess, Silver Sable, The Magic Order, James Wan Aquaman Saw

Netflix Orders Series Adaptation of Mark Millar’s The Magic Order

Netflix orders series adaptation of Mark Millar’s The Magic Order Netflix broke media ground last year by releasing the graphic novel series The Magic Order from veteran Mark Millar (Kick-Ass, Kingsman: The Secret Service), becoming the first streaming service to do so. After seeing its first issue become the highest-selling new comic book in 20 years, Netflix is developing a series adaptation of the story, according to Deadline. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAl...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Secret Service, Chris Mckay, Mark Millar, Millar, Millarworld, Sharkey, James Wan, TV Premiere, The Magic Order, Lindsey Beer Sierra Burgess, Netflix Sandra Bullock Works of Jordan Millar & Jessie Montgomery April 30, Noon, NYC

Jordan Millar & Jessie Montgomery Broadway World by Sarah Hookey Apr. 23, 2019 The New World Symphony presents the world premiere of The Abandoned Castle, a work for string quartet composed by 12-year-old Jordan Millar, a member of the New York Philharmonic's Very Young Composer (VYC) program. Ms. Millar composed The Abandoned Castle working with Philharmonic Teaching Artist Justin Jay Hines, and she connected with Fellows of the New World Symphony (NWS) via the...
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Netflix, Mark Millar Announce ‘Space Bandits’ Female-Led Sci-Fi Comic Book

Netflix and Mark Millar have announced their latest comic book project: “Space Bandits,” a female-led sci-fi story. Millar described “Space Bandits” as “a female ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ set in space with a massive and exciting cast of characters.” Artist Matteo Scalera will illustrate the comic-book translation of the original Netflix property and […]
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Meanwhile, at Oliver Russell

Our friends at Oliver Russell have seen their fair share of changes over the past few months, including new titles, new faces, and new job openings: In February, Mike Stevens was promoted to Design Director, where he’ll be responsible for oversight over design initiatives within the agency, and management over Oliver Russell’s growing design team. Also in February, Brian Millar was promoted from public relations intern to Studio Writer. Millar’s background is in journalism, and he also wor...
Tags: Jobs, Microsoft, Advertising, Silicon Valley, New Hires, Osler, Millar, Agency News, Mike Stevens, Oliver Russell, Rob Osler, Brian Millar, Pr Manager Job Opening, Studio Designer Job Opening

Mark Millar’s Sharkey the Bounty Hunter Trailer is Here

Mark Millar’s Sharkey the Bounty Hunter trailer is here An all-new sci-fi comic book franchise is here. From writer/creator Mark Millar, Sharkey the Bounty Hunter is a series that’s set in a brilliant new sci-fi universe. Netflix just released a new trailer, which you can check out below! At the center of the story is Sharkey, your typical blue-collar bounty hunter who tracks criminals across the galaxy in his converted, rocket-powered ice cream truck. Aided and abetted by his ten-year-old p...
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Friday Race Rundown from SoHo

It was a career first IBU World Cup win for Norway’s Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen in the men’s 10 k sprint on Friday at Utah’s, Soldier Hollow. (Photo: screenshot) IBU World Cup Soldier Hollow Men’s 10 k Sprint It was a career first IBU World Cup win for Norway’s Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen in the men’s 10 k sprint on Friday. Christiansen won in a time of 23:39.7 minutes while shooting clean for the day. France’s Simon Desthieux earned his first World Cup podium of the y...
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Netflix Announces First Cast Members For Jupiter’s Legacy

Netflix Announces First Cast Members For Jupiter’s Legacy Netflix has begun putting the cast together for its adaptation of Mark Millar and Frank Quitely’s Jupiter’s Legacy. According to Collider, Josh Duhamel and Leslie Bibb have been tapped to lead the series as The Utopian and Lady Liberty, respectively. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googleta...
Tags: Comics, TV, Movies, Netflix, Jupiter, Mark Millar, Grace, Walter, Sheldon, Brandon, Millar, Chloe, Millarworld, Steven S DeKnight, Leslie Bibb, Matt Lanter

Millarworld’s ‘Reborn’ To Become a Netflix Movie, Sandra Bullock Producing and May Star

Netflix acquired comic writer Mark Millar‘s company Millarworld in 2017, and today they announced what may be their highest-profile film adaptation yet. The streaming service will produce an original film version of Millar’s sci-fi fantasy comic Reborn, with Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie) directing and Oscar winner Sandra Bullock producing. Bullock just made waves with Bird Box, her most recent Netflix collaboration, and a new report says she might star in Reborn in addition to producing. ...
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Netflix, Sandra Bullock and Chris McKay Team Up for Reborn

Netflix, Sandra Bullock and Chris McKay team up for Reborn Deadline reports that Netflix and Sandra Bullock (Bird Box) are teaming up again for an adaptation of the hit Millarworld comic book series Reborn. The Lego Batman Movie director Chris McKay is set to helm the project. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...
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British Army to deploy advanced bomb disposal robots in £55m deal

The British Army is to deploy advanced bomb disposal robots costing around £1m each that will help diffuse potential explosives on the streets of Britain and in war zones. The first four Harris T7 robots were delivered to the Army after the robots were put through their paces in a rigourous eight week trial, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said. The Army is set to deploy 56 of the robots as part of a £55m contract with American defence company Harris Corporation. The caterpillar-tracked robot...
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UK: Interpretation Of Family Trusts: Case Update Millar v Millar - Michelmores LLP

To date there has been little authority for the interpretation of family trusts.
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Kevin Smith’s New ‘Hit-Girl’ Comic Will Pit the ‘Kick-Ass’ Character Against the Predators of Hollywood

  Hollywood predators are about to meet a bloody reckoning from our favorite pint-sized punisher. Hit-Girl makes a lauded return to the comic book pages in the newest Millarworld comic penned by Kevin Smith, aptly titled Hit-Girl: The Golden Rage of Hollywood. In the upcoming 2019 series, the Kick-Ass breakout character portrayed by Chloe Grace Moretz in the movie adaptations is pitted against the predators of Hollywood to dole out brutal justice. And in a post-Weinstein world, it couldn’t come...
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