Mark Millar Discusses Choice of 'Wanted 2' Writer

The creator of the comic book explains why Evan Spiliotopoulos is the right guy for the job.
There was some initial disbelief that Evan Spiliotopolus was going to be the screenwriter for Wanted 2 - after all, should the writer of Pooh's Heffalump Movie really take his hand at writing about superpowered assassins who see themselves as agents of Fate? Well, according to what Mark Millar, creator of the Wanted comics, as well as producer of both Wanted films, wrote on his message board Millarworld, Spiliotopoulos is the man for the job.

Here's what Millar had to say:
Never listen to any commentators as they never know anything about who's coming back, etc. It's just speculation and 99% of the time these guys don't have access to the people who know. Wanted 2 is being made in a very tight circle at the moment.

As a producer on the thing, I'm excited. I know who's in it and after doing 342 million at the box office we have series money to spend on everything from cast to crew to script.

This guy is supposed to be really good. He did a GREAT action script recently (on an unproduced movie) and that's what got him this gig.


James McAvoy is expected to return for Wanted 2, and Timur Bekmambetov will direct again.

Wanted 2 is in development and stars James McAvoy. The film is directed by Timur Bekmambetov.



Sources: Mark Millar

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Comments (6)

  1. Shelley

    If James McAvoy is in it, I have no interest. He is just too hard to look at, to be blunt, he is downright ugly.

    5 years agoby @shelleyFlag

  2. zeus

    LOL@ The Fallen,man u crack me up!! Its a faternity,im sure they're will probably be a higher group in another country or something or maybe someone hard to kill.@FOY:I really think we do need another wanted,its different and fresh and raw,we dont really have that in Comic book movies.Even though Watchmen tried to be raw,but its was so disaapointing,the story was so slow and lame and i really dont know what the f*ck Zack was doing when he looked at the script.But in the case of wanted,everybody died but there will always be another kill to make!!

    5 years agoby @zeusFlag

  3. the Narrator

    Could be cool, and bad ass, but not sure how it will work. nobody left to kill. And don't pull that lame ass, "there's always someone higher" sh*t.

    5 years agoby @narratorFlag

  4. Structure (ONSTRA)

    I don't think we are in need for a second wanted, but if there is more to tell after what happened then, oh well, bring it on cause i am so f*ckin ready to see another great ass movie as good as wanted was.

    5 years agoby @gaj1992Flag

  5. J.A.Ottley.Writer / Director

    F*cking round of applause, for Newkill, couldn't have typed it better myself.

    Either that, or stick to the source material. The comic is awesome and would make a awesome film

    5 years agoby @chronicFlag

  6. Newkill3000

    How about no writer and trash this f*cking movie.

    5 years agoby @newkill200Flag