Frank Miller working on 300 sequel?

It looks like graphic novel icon Frank Miller, who changed the art form back in the 1980s with his The Dark Knight Returns, is setting aside his Batman vs. Al-Qaeda book for the time being. According to the Hollywood Reporter's Risky Business blog, Miller is working on a graphic novel follow up to 300 that will serve as the basis for a sequel to director Zack Snyder's huge 2006 hit.

No firm word word yet on whether or not Miller's graphic novel is a true sequel to 300, a prequel, or a sequel that focuses on a new group of characters... which, given the mortality rate of principals in the first movie, seems a likely route for the new story arc to take.

There are early indications that 300 director Zack Snyder and screenwriter Kurt Johnstad will be returning for the new movie, but nothing is confirmed at this point. Producers Gianni Nunnari and Mark Canton have reportedly been pushing for a sequel to the $400 million-grossing, spears-and-loincloths hit for some time.

We can only hope the Meet the Spartans guys don't know about this yet.

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