Man On Fire TV Series Adaptation Ordered By Netflix

Man On Fire TV Series Adaptation Ordered By Netflix

Man on Fire Tv Series adaptation has been ordered straight-to-series at Netflix, with writer and executive producer Kyle Killen at the helm.

The series is based on the first two novels to feature the former French Foreign Legion soldier Creasy by A. J. Quinnell, specifically “Man on Fire” and “The Perfect Kill.” The first book was originally published in 1981, while the second was published in 1992.

What will we be about Man on Fire TV Series

Netflix has given the show an eight-episode order. The logline states that the show “tells the story of John Creasy, a broken ex-mercenary on a mission to avenge the death of his only friend, while protecting his fallen comrade’s daughter from the forces that destroyed her family.”

According to Netflix, the show will cover the events of Quinnell’s first two books in the series, including 1980’s Man on Fire and 1992’s The Perfect Kill. Additional installments from the series include 1993’s The Blue Ring, 1994’s Black Horn, and 1996’s Message From Hell.

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Who Is the Creative Team Behind

Kyle Killen (Fear Street) is on board as writer, exec producer and showrunner. The series hails from New Regency Productions, whose film studio produced the Washington pic, and Chernin Entertainment. Killen most recently co-developed the “Halo” live-action series at Paramount+. He was meant to serve as co-showrunner on the series but departed before production began. His other credits include “Fear Street,” “The Beaver,” and “Mind Games.”

Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Bill McGoldrick and Juan Alfonso will also executive produce via Chernin Entertainment. Arnon Milchan, Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer will executive produce via New Regency Productions which controls the rights to the property. Chernin Entertainment currently has a first-look deal at Netflix.

Man on Fire Movies

Man on Fire was previously adapted into two films. First, in 1987 starring Scott Glenn, Jade Malle, Brooke Adams, Joe Pesci, Danny Aiello and Jonathan Pryce, directed by Élie Chouraqui; and the second in 2004 starring Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning, Christopher Walken, Radha Mitchell, Marc Anthony and Mickey Rourke, directed by Tony Scott. New Regency Productions will serve as executive producers on the project, after bringing the latter film to the big screen. Chernin Entertainment will also executive produce.

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