Tim Miller announces that a new movie will be released on Netflix
San Diego Comic Con is hell for the entertainment industry, which includes directors, whose involvement in projects is often announced, teased, or otherwise revealed. It’s the biggest time of year for movie and TV announcements, and Collider was thrilled to have some fun at our “Directors on Directors” panel, held in Hall H and showcasing select movies – and in especially action and science fiction – the most emblematic directors. On the panel were Chad Stahelski, director of the four John Wick movies; Andrew Stanton, director of John Carteras well as animated classics like The world of Nemo and WALL-E; and Tim Miller, director of dead Poolas good as Terminator: Dark Fate.
Along with some exciting news from Stahelski, one of the most exciting moments from the panel was Miller, who hasn’t directed a film since 2019. dark fateannouncing that his new project, a film titled the moron, will stream directly on Netflix. The film, which Miller says is based on Eric PowellThe comic book, published by Dark Horse, has been stuck in development hell for several years.
Before making his directorial debut with dead Pool in 2016, Miller himself was a creative supervisor and director on a number of projects, including Scott Pilgrim Against The World, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, and Thor: The Dark World. He directed a number of short films before connecting with Merc with a Mouth to bring one of Marvel’s most iconic heroes to the screen, and worked in visual effects for several video games, including Star Wars: The Old Republic and Mass Effect 2which earned him Visual Effects Society Award nominations in 2010 and 2011.
Miller also produced both sonic the hedgehog films, which were surprisingly successful financially, as well as the creation of the Netflix series Love, Death + Robots, for which he wrote two episodes and directed two more. The sci-fi anthology series earned the director a Primetime Emmy Award in 2019 after much acclaim from audiences, when it won Best Short-Length Animated Program. The series was nominated for the same award at this year’s Emmy Awards, as well as Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama (Half-Hour) and Animated Series.