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Cannes: Josh Duhamel on Playing a Career Criminal in ‘Bandit,’ ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Cancellation

Josh Duhamel has had a whirlwind first half of 2021. At the top of the year, he flew to the Dominican Republic to star opposite Jennifer Lopez in Lionsgate’s Shotgun Wedding, replacing Armie Hammer in the 11th hour after Hammer left to project following allegations of sexual misconduct. He then released Netflix’s splashy Mark Millar […]

Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead’ Tops Streaming Chart for Debut Weekend

Zack Snyder’s movie Army of the Dead racked up a sizable opening weekend audience for Netflix. Jupiter’s Legacy, meanwhile, plummeted in its third week of release. Army of the Dead topped Nielsen’s streaming charts for the week of May 17-23. The zombie movie racked up 913 million minutes of viewing time for the week, equivalent to […]

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’: Battles Over Budgets, Executive Purge Factor in Cancellation

Jupiter’s Legacy hit Netflix on May 7 to great expectations. The show, which adapts a well-regarded comic by Mark Millar, was the first project to emerge from Netflix’s 2017 acquisition of Millar’s publishing line, Millarworld. Unlike most of Millar’s works, the superhero comic, with a story that spans decades and prequel titles, had a deep […]

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Repeats at No. 1 in Nielsen Streaming Rankings

Jupiter’s Legacy claimed the top overall spot in Nielsen’s streaming rankings for the week of May 10-16, outperforming its debut week in total minutes watched. Former Crackle series StartUp reached the top of the acquired series rankings after debuting on Netflix, and The Woman in the Window led the movie chart — though its opening […]

Josh Duhamel Reacts to ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Cancellation: “Dumped by Netflix”

Jupiter’s Legacy star Josh Duhamel has weighed in on Netflix’s decision to cancel his expensive fantasy series after just one season. The actor posted a shirtless photo of himself on Instagram as hulking Utopian superhero Sheldon Sampson and quipped: “When you get dumped by @netflix and have to put yourself back out there. … #sexysantasummer […]

Canceled ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Opens as Top Original Series in Nielsen Streaming Charts

Jupiter’s Legacy was the top original series on Netflix for its premiere week, according to Nielsen. That wasn’t enough, however, to keep the show going. The adaptation of Mark Millar’s superhero comic pulled in 696 million minutes of viewing time in the week of May 3-9 (it premiered May 7), edging out Hulu’s The Handmaid’s […]

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Done at Netflix as Streamer Explores Other Millarworld Projects

Jupiter’s Legacy is ending at Netflix — though the streamer isn’t done with comic creator Mark Millar’s world altogether. In a Twitter statement Wednesday, Millar said he’s beginning work on a live-action adaptation of Supercrooks — which takes place in the same fictional world but focuses on villains — but that “we’ve made the tough […]

‘Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem’ Unveils Cover from Artist Jock (Exclusive)

Jupiter’s Legacy Requiem, Mark Millar’s upcoming conclusion to his decades-spanning superhero story, is getting a boost from artist Jock. Jock has created a cover for the series, which launches June 16 from Image Comics. The cover will look familiar to viewers of Netflix’s hit Jupiter’s Legacy adaptation, as it’s used in the opening credits. Jock […]

How ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Tells Decades of Stories

May 2021 may not be kicking off the summer movie season with a superhero movie, but Netflix is helping fill the void with Jupiter’s Legacy, an intergenerational tale that debuts Friday. The project is the first adaptation following Netflix’s 2017 acquisition of Millarworld, the company founded by comics king Mark Millar, known for Kick-Ass and […]

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’: TV Review

Josh Duhamel and Leslie Bibb star in the Netflix adaptation of Mark Millar's comic book series about a dysfunctional superhero family.

‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Creator Mark Millar Says ‘Magic Order’ Series Back in Development

The adaptation of the comic The Magic Order is back in active development after being put on hold last year, says its creator, Mark Millar. With Millar’s Jupiter’s Legacy bowing on Netflix Friday, the creator known for titles such as Kingsman and Kick-Ass shared an update on his slate of films and TV shows set up […]