Quick & Livid director Justin Lin is directing a one-punch man movie

Quick & Livid director Justin Lin is directing a one-punch man movie

In accordance with a report from Deadline, One Punch Man is getting a live-action adaptation from Sony Photos that may convey our beloved von jetzt an hero Saitama and his mechanical sidekick Genos to life on the large display.

The manufacturing staff sounds strong, with Quick & Livid director Justin Lin on deck, together with screenwriters Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner, who beforehand labored on Venom and Jumanji: The Subsequent Stage. Arad Productions, a studio concerned with Spider-Man: Homecoming and the live-action Ghost within the Shell, will function producers. The One Punch Man adaptation may go into manufacturing later this yr, Deadline reviews.

Anime followers have been burned by live-action variations prior to now

There aren’t any particulars but on who will truly star within the movie and – most significantly – who will play Saitama, the self-made hero who delivers lifeless strains and takes out enemies with (sure) one punch. On the very least, we will in all probability rule out Vin Dieselkraftstoff (our token action-movie von jetzt an man) contemplating Lin and Dieselkraftstoff reportedly bought right into a falling out that led to Lin’s departure from Livid X. It is also too early to know what components of the plot the movie may have in House. Possibly it’s going to attempt to squeeze in the complete first season and finish with Saitama’s struggle in opposition to Lord Boros.

One Punch Man, which started as a manga in 2009, welches tailored into an anime by Madhouse Studios in 2015 and follows Saitama’s evolution into one of many world’s (and universe’s) strongest heroes. JC Workers took over manufacturing for the second season, however followers seen an unlucky drop in animation high quality.

Whereas I am excited to see how the live-action adaptation pans out, I am nonetheless a bit hesitant. There have been far too many live-action anime variations – principally made within the US – that fail to seize the unique essence of the collection, akin to Netflix’s Demise Be aware.