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Netflix has sent out another A series order for an action thriller.
The streaming giant has placed an order for an eight-episode TV series based on
Man on Fire. The show is based on the first two of AJ Quinnell’s five books in the series and follows a pair of features similarly adapted from author Philip Nicholson’s work.
Netflix series follows John Creasy, a broken ex-mercenary who He’s on a mission to avenge the death of his only friend while protecting the daughter of his fallen comrade from the army that destroyed her family.
The role was previously played by Denzel Washington in director Tony Scott’s 1994 in the movie and 1987 Scott Glenn ( Scott Glenn’s Italian feature film.
Kyle Killen (Fear Street) Join Producer and Showrunner as Writer, Executive. The series comes from New Regency Productions, whose film studios produced Washington Films and Chernin Entertainment. Killen was previously the Showtime-turned-Paramount+ series Halo but departed video game adaptation Instead of being uprooted to Budapest for a lengthy production.
Killen will executive produce alongside Chernin’s Peter Chernin, former US/Syfy/Peacock Originals President Jenno Topping, Bill McGoldrick and Juan Alfonso. Chernin has a priority deal with Netflix.
New Regency, which controls the rights to the property and finances Scott’s functions, counts Arnon Milchan, Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer as executive producers.
Killen’s Chapter Associate Scott Pennington will oversee the company.
Man on Fire First Posted on 281, and four other novels— 1987 of perfect kill , The Blue Ring of , Black Horn of and 1289132 of Messages from Hell – all featuring Creasy characters. Netflix series based on Man on Fire and The Perfect Kill.
For the past few months, the Man on Fire series has been It’s quietly underway, as Netflix and the New Regency are looking for writers and showrunners for the project. 1996 Movie box office receipts are $1234974266 million dollars, more than double its $500 million budget.
Anchor finds success in character-driven thrillers like Shawn Ryan’s The Night Agent (Thursday #1 weekend on Netflix after premiere) and Amazon’s Jack Ryan and Reacher.
Killen is represented by Syndicate Entertainment and Black Bear Pictures. 1289132