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'Wanted' Creator Directs Superhero Movie, Shares Photos and Details

September 17, 2010 (8:24 am) GMT
Beside describing his directorial debut flick 'Miracle Park' as 'X-Men' meets 'Trainspotting', Mark Millar also gives away some behind the scene photos.
Mark Millar

Mark Millar has opened up about his first directed movie "". The 40-year-old Scottish, who writes some comic book series like "Wanted", has shared details about the low-budget project, including plot and behind the scene pictures, to IGN.

Called a dark superhero story, the film is set in contemporary Scotland and "focuses on a group of animal rights activists who break into a low-level research laboratory to find a mile-long underground base owned and facilitated by the US government."

It is described as the "X-Men" meets "Trainspotting" which will break "all the taboos of superhero cinema" and offer "a completely new take on the genre." " 'Miracle Park' is chilling, violent and a totally new experience in cinema. Miracle Park starts where other superhero movies draw the line," the statement also mentions.

As for the production, "The movie is shot entirely on a hand-held camera, establishing a tone more consistent with '' or '' than a traditional superhero release." The filming is scheduled to finish at the end of October, followed by post-production which will last until January when a teaser trailer is ready to be debuted.

Mark Millar is one of the highest selling British comic-book writers. Some of his works have been adapted into feature films such as "" and "". His other comic book which will be turned into a movie is "".

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