Naruto Fans Surprised by Reports of Lionsgate Working on Movie Adaptation


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Secrecy is not everybody’s jutsu: Lionsgate has actually supposedly been establishing a Naruto motion picture, and among the buzziest film writers in the biz is servicing it.

In a Variety roundup of notable screenwriters in 2023, author Tasha Huo — whose credit reports consist of showrunning Netflix’s computer animated collection Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft and functioning as executive manufacturer on Amazon’s Mighty Nein adjustment — was reported to have Lionsgate’s Naruto adjustment successive on her docket.

Lionsgate has actually silently been trying to obtain a Naruto motion picture off the ground considering that at least 2015, when it was reported that the workshop remained in settlements for movie civil liberties to the well-known manga with The Greatest Showman supervisor Michael Gracey connected to guide. Given that 8 years have actually passed, there’s no informing if Gracey is still included — or if the movie will certainly be live-action, although that would certainly make one of the most feeling and would certainly be well-timed, provided the appeal of Netflix’s One Piece adaptation. (Polygon has actually connected to Lionsgate for remark.)

Created by Masashi Kishimoto, Naruto informs an impressive tale covering the life of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja in training that desires come to be the leader of his clan. Famous for being among the “Big Three” collection leading Shonen Jump publication’s mid-2000s boom in appeal (together with One Piece and Bleach), the manga and its anime adjustment are amongst one of the most well-known action-adventure tales worldwide (and a fave of NFL running back Jamaal Williams).

There’s no word on when to anticipate Lionsgate’s tackle Naruto, however Tasha Huo’s following movie will likely be the also long-in-development comic adaptation Red Sonja.

 

Source: Polygon

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