Frank Miller is Getting Into "The Spirit"

If you're a comic book fan who's not familiar with Will Eisner's "The Spirit," it's probably because nobody's made a flashy movie out of it -- yet. "Sin City" co-director Frank Miller aims to change that tune, as he'll soon be bringing the masked detective to the big screen, and I bet it'll look pretty fantastic.

According to Variety, "Comicbook artist Frank Miller will adapt and direct "The Spirit," based on comic legend Will Eisner's classic strip, for Odd Lot Entertainment and Batfilm Prods.

"The Spirit," which debuted in 1940, tells the story of a masked detective who is believed to be dead. Using a mausoleum as his home base, Eisner's character fights crime in the dark shadows of Central City, using cunning and ingenious forms of punishment.

Eisner, who died last year, is revered by comicbook fans. Industry's top kudofest, to be held Friday at Comic-Con, is named after him."

Comments

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Robert Kimberlin

FRANK MILLER WOULD BE THE PERFECT CHOICE FOR THIS NOIR COMIC ADAPTATION.

Jul 19 - 06:34 AM

jeremyd4

jeremy d

stop shouting!!!

Jul 19 - 07:26 AM

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Robert Kimberlin

[b]my mistake[/b]
sorry about that. I don't usually yell.

Jul 19 - 07:48 AM

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Robert Kimberlin

[b]my mistake[/b]
sorry about that. I don't usually yell.

Jul 19 - 07:48 AM

SozeStrangelove

Will Potenberg

This is the best news i've heard all month!!!!!

Jul 19 - 02:52 PM

hellhole

Ken Alleman

I'm a big fan of Miller, but hopefully his attitude towards The Spirit is less jaundiced than his attitude towards other superheroes at the moment.

Jul 20 - 06:55 PM

hellhole

Ken Alleman

I'm a big fan of Miller, but hopefully his attitude towards The Spirit is less jaundiced than his attitude towards other superheroes at the moment.

Jul 20 - 06:55 PM

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