Author: Gabriel Persechino-Forest     Published: December 26th, 2019

your name. Casting Details Revealed

Makoto Shinkai’s your name. will be adapted by Hollywood under director Marc Webb and producer J.J. Abrams. The Hollywood version of the film will have a “Western Viewpoint” with a boy from Chicago and a Native American girl. The long standing tradition in Hollywood to race-swap characters in anime adaptation appears to be intact still, leaving us to wonder if its other long standing tradition of “incredible box office success” for anime adaptation will also carry over with this movie.

Source: Sora News 24 and Article Image: your name. poster

 

Live Action Akira Movie in Limbo

Warner Bros. has put Akira‘s live action adaptation on indefinite hold. The project had already found its director with Taika Waititi but now it seems this adaptation is likely to never materialise.

Source: Variety

 

Rurouni Kenshin Live Action 2-Film Finale Announced

The live action adaptation of the Rurouni Kenshin manga will be completed with a two-film “Final Chapter” event with Keishi Otomo returning as director and Takeru Sato returning as Himura Kenshin.

Source: Official Twitter Account

 

New Blood-C Sequel Release Details

Blood-Club Dolls 2, the sequel to the Blood-C movie adaptation, is slated for release in Summer 2020 with returning director Shutaro Oku and script writer Jun’ichi Fujisaku.

Source: Official Website

 

Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw Red Trailers

Rei Mikamoto’s manga’s live action adaptation will debut in Japanese theaters on February 22 of 2020.

Source: 株式会社プレシディオ