Comic book creator Mark Millar, the guy behind 'Kick-Ass,' created a new series, a sci-fi space hero series called 'Starlight,' awhile back. The first issue launched on March 5 of this year, and 20th Century Fox quickly scooped up the film rights and set the movie adaptation into development. That should tell you something about how excited the studio is over this project, and, recently, they hired the man who's currently writing one of the highly anticipated 'Star Wars' spinoff movies to pen the 'Starlight' script.
Though Hollywood seems obsessed with bringing classic comic book heroes to the big screen (for good reason, they're usually the biggest films of the year), 20th Century Fox has decided to mix things up by optioning the rights to a comic book series that hasn't even come out yet. Mark Millar's 'Starlight' may make its way to the big screen under Fox's comic book guru Simon Kinberg's supervision.