The X-Men inspired collaboration between comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis and Deadpool director Tim Miller has finally been given a codename.
The project has been named “143” and according to The Hollywood Reporter, is connected to X-Men fan favorite, Kitty Pryde.
“The project’s code name is a reference to Uncanny X-Men No. 143, one of the earliest Pryde stories and her first solo adventure in which she faces a demon alone in the X-Mansion. The issue, by her creators Chris Claremont and John Byrne, was published in 1981.”
Bendis will write the script and Miller will take on directing duties. It is interesting to note that Bendis has moved from writing for Marvel to writing for DC Comics back in November of last year. He is known for writing characters such as Miles Morales and Jessica Jones.
Bendis also served on the creative committee for Marvel Studios. Miller in the meantime is busy with pre-production on the next Terminator film.
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