JAMES WAN to Produce MARK MILLAR's THE MAGIC ORDER, Direct 1st Episode

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James Wan
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Aquaman director James Wan has signed on to co-executive produce Netflix's TV adaptation of Mark Millar and Olivier Coipel's The Magic Order and direct the first episode, according to Variety.

Wan will executive produce under his Atomic Monster banner alongside Lindsey Beers, screenwriter of Paramount's upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot film. Beers wrote the premiere episode and will serve as the series' showrunner. 

The Magic Order follows the story of five magical families defending themselves from a mysterious assassin.

Millar reacted to the news with this official statment on Twitter: "OMG."

No premiere date for The Magic Order has been announced.

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