“The Chosen One” Netflix sequence was introduced in 2018 as a part of the identical slate of Millarworld projects that included final yr’s short-lived “Jupiter’s Legacy” sequence. It had an extended highway to the display screen, with Darkish Horse Comics publishing the unique three-issue “Chosen” miniseries again in 2004. Picture Comics subsequently collected the miniseries as “American Jesus, Vol. 1: Chosen.”
The story, which follows a 12-year-old boy who discovers he is the returned Jesus Christ after a freak accident, ended on a cliffhanger. Vol. 2 was marketed within the again pages, and Millar informed CBR it will be “in regards to the grownup Jesus within the modern-day” developing towards “Individuals who do not have that a lot in frequent with a 2,000-year-old Judean thought of what Christianity is.” Nonetheless, the deliberate Vol. 2 wouldn’t materialize till late 2019 when Picture revealed the primary concern of “American Jesus: The New Messiah.”
On April 25, 2022, Millarworld posted an replace on its verified Twitter account (by means of Bleeding Cool), saying, “The American Jesus Netflix sequence begins capturing at this time in Mexico.” The way forward for the sequence is now unsure following this deadly crash and the suspension of manufacturing, however it had been touted as a multilingual manufacturing in Spanish and English, with Everardo Gout and Leopoldo Gout serving as co-showrunners.