How is Millar not super-pissed about this?

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  1. Sawyer High King

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    All I've heard from Millar is generally positive things. I just dont understand. They've essentially taken the title and the names of the two main characters and completely changed everything else. It's not even his anymore. I'd be pissed.
     
  2. Gilpesh Registered

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    He probably has seen what has happened to Alan Moore and his work and how much of a *****e he ends up looking like whenever he complains about the obvious corruption of the story that Hollywood is going to do.

    Or he got paid the right amount to be happy with anything.
     
  3. Sawyer High King

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    Both good points, but I'd still be a little peeved.

    Personally, I dont think Alan Moore has to much to complain about, I though From Hell and V for Vendetta were actually okay. He had every right to hate LXG, though. And Watchmen will be legendary.

    But WINO here is just too much.
     
  4. Gotham Registered

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    I think it came down to finally seeing something from the comic come to life.

    He didn't want to hold out for a studio making the novel the right way, I think. Also, I believe they bought the rights and never read the novel. He might have been nervous about how it was going to do and sold it to make something if it was a failure.
     
  5. TheVileOne Registered

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    Here's the simple truth of the matter.

    Mark Millar desperately wants to ditch comics and be a hotshot Hollywood writer and creator. So he doesn't want to burn any bridges. He feels this movie is his ticket.

    Alan Moore has never looked like a *****e talking about his work. Alan Moore is simply an artist that likes the integrity of his work. And he doesn't want to go into Hollywood like Mark Millar.

    Millar wants to be like the next Frank Miller basically. "I write all my comic scripts like big budget blockbuster movies!"
     
  6. Sawyer High King

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    Since when?!
     
  7. TheVileOne Registered

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    Since the past several years.
     
  8. Sawyer High King

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    Little bit of proof, please.
     
  9. TheVileOne Registered

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    Look no further than how he's acting about WANTED. Look at his interviews in the latest Wizard about the movie.

    Look how he was trying to pitch for WB, but WB cock blocked him because he did work for Marvel Comics.
     
  10. Sawyer High King

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    True. But I dont think he wants to completely abandon comics in favor of films. He's said before that film is just a hobby.
     
  11. TheVileOne Registered

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    People in the industry say **** that isn't true all the time.
     
  12. Sawyer High King

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    Also true.

    Oh, Millar, what has become of you?
     
  13. ShadowBoxing Registered

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    Simple. This is his meal ticket. No matter how f---ed up this film is, it advances his career. He's not a "household name" like Frank Miller or Alan Moore, but he'd like to rise to their level. With this film both the comic industry and the film industry might take him a bit more seriously and will definitely raise his value as a commody. Alan Moore can piss and moan because at the end of the day he is still Alan Moore and he still wrote Watchmen and is a comic book God. People will hire him regardless. If Millar gets his big break and he pisses and moans about it, people might say "well, to hell with you".
     
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    Millar was about to b**ch about the movie. And that's when the dump truck full of money pulled into his driveway...
     
  15. xisaacx trademarks us miserable

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    i literally fell out of my chair cause its so true?
     
  16. Antonello Blueberry Inglorious bastard

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    http://forums.millarworld.tv/index.php?showtopic=78860&st=0&p=1747548&#entry1747548
     
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    i dont belive this

    sounds like a lie.
     
  18. Antonello Blueberry Inglorious bastard

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    The one about the analogues is.
     
  19. dr.strange Registered

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    it might have created more of a buzz if the people that they modeled wesley and the fox after were in the movie.
     
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    i dont belive that the movie is 70% like the book.

    its to get people in the thater.
     
  21. xisaacx trademarks us miserable

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    he sold the **** out to hollywood, not for making a movie. But changing what the movie should have been. **** him.
     
  22. Anti-Moderator The Worst Kind

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    LOL!!! So 70% like the book is suppose to be a good thing? This is Doodoo.
     
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    As much as I don't believe Millar on that statement (I think the film deviating from the source material is obvious), I'll still see the film. And that new trailer with McAvoy dashing from the store and being hunted by Jolie is quite good.
     
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    Because Millar, unlike most fanboys, is smart enough to know that you could never turn the Wanted comic book into a mainstream motion picture while retaining all of the over-the-top supervillain/superhero stuff that only works in comic books.
     
  25. shinlyle King of the Haters

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    If you can't turn it into an accurate portrayal of the comic, then it shouldn't be made into a movie int he first place. PERIOD.
     

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