Lord & Miller Tease New Live-Action Marvel Shows, Aiming for Something Unprecedented on TV

/Film | 8/7/2019 | Ben Pearson
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Phil Lord and Chris Miller, two of the most innovative, creative minds in Hollywood, just signed a first-look deal with Universal Pictures to make movies at that studio. But the duo’s TV output is going through a separate deal they have at Sony Pictures Television, and in a new interview from the Television Critics Association press tour today, Miller teased their upcoming Marvel TV projects and revealed something we hadn’t heard before.

Lord and Miller (21 Jump Street, The LEGO Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) have built their entire careers on putting fascinating twists on stories which often sound pretty iffy on paper, but now they’re going to be working on something that actually sounds like a home run from the start. Miller told Deadline, “We are developing a handful of live-action shows using Sony’s Marvel characters, of which there are like 900 characters. We’re figuring out a way to develop the shows so that each are their own unique experience but are also related.”

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The live-action aspect of this equation is new. Back in April, when they first signed their deal with Sony Pictures TV, we knew they were developing Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse TV spin-offs, but we assumed those would...
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