Brian K. Vaughan’s Runaways Gets a Director

It looks like Brian K. Vaughan’s “Runaways” is finally get on track, with Deadline reporting that Marvel has assigned directing duties to “Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist” director Peter Sollett. The comic, described as “‘The Breakfast Club’ with superheroes”, also featured stories by Joss Whedon, and centers on the children of supervillains who decide to buck their parent’s history by becoming superheroes instead of bad guys. The in-demand Vaughan, who also has “Y: The Last Man” gestating in development hell, is expected to script the big-screen treatment of his comic book.