Ready to view ‘Man On Fire‘ on Netflix? No, not the movie.
Man on Fire, a television adaptation of the first two novels in A.J. Quinnell’s series, has been given a series order by Netflix. Kyle Killen is the show’s creator and executive producer.
A damaged ex-mercenary named John Creasy is on a journey to avenge the loss of his only friend while defending a fallen comrade’s daughter from the forces that devastated her family in the project from New Regency and Chernin Entertainment, which is based on the Quinnell book series.
The events of Quinnell’s first two books, “Man on Fire” (1980) and “The Perfect Kill” (1992), will be covered by the miniseries, according to Netflix. “The Blue Ring” (1993), “Black Horn” (1994), and “Message From Hell” (1996) are more entries in the series.
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Eight episodes of the drama have been ordered, with writer Killen serving as executive producer along with Chernin Entertainment’s Peter Chernin, Juan Alfonso, Jenno Topping, and Bill McGoldrick, as well as Yariv Milchan, Michael Schaefer, Arnon Milchan, and Scott Pennington of Chapter 11.
The Property associated with the series is under the control of New Regency Productions, who also produced the Man on Fire movie in 2004. Denzel Washington played Creasy in that version by the late director Tony Scott, which also starred Dakota Fanning, Mickey Rourke, Marc Anthony, Radha Mitchell, Rachel Ticotin, Christopher Walken, and others.
In a 1987 adaptation of the story, Scott Glenn again portrayed Creasy. While Kyle Killen is most recognized for a variety of works like The Beaver, Fear Street: Part One – 1994, and Halo. Keep an eye on Netflix to see how this new version of ‘Man on Fire’ develops.
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