During the 1980s, in the wake of Star Wars and Apocalypse Now, George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola produced one of the most daring—and in Japan, most controversial—films ever made. Paul Schrader’s Mishima: A Life In Four Chapters is unlike anything before or since.
Since at least 2016, Paul W. S. Anderson has been working on a Monster Hunter movie. The picture now has a star, Milla Jovovich.
What’s going on with the Hollywood live-action adaptation of Naruto? Director Michael Gracey (The Greatest Showman) tells Collider, “...we’re still working on the script. Because until that script is at a level that I’m excited about, I have no interest in destroying an amazing franchise, as has happened before.”
A live-action Sword Art Online is coming to Netflix. Executive producer Laeta Kalogridis says neither she nor Netflix is interested in a whitewashed version.
Production has started for the Detective Pikachu movie. If you are wondering what the final film will look like, we don’t yet know. These set photos, however, might be hints at what to expect.
According to a story on The Hollywood Reporter, John Cena is in talks to star as Duke Nukem in a “a star vehicle” film for the former wrestler.
When the Alita: Battle Angel trailer hit last Friday, it was impossible not to notice the character Alita’s anime-style eyes.
When it was originally announced that a Great Detective Pikachu movie got the greenlight, fans thought Danny DeVito would be the perfect choice for the character. Hollywood, however, had someone else in mind.
Saint Seiya is being turned into a live-action flick. Toei Animation is teaming up with Chinese film company A Really Good Film for the English language picture, which will be helmed by Tomasz Bagiński of Witcher game intro fame.
As part of the promotion for the upcoming live-action Ghost in the Shell, a new “I am Major” website was launched that allowed folks to upload their own photos and enter their own text. It’s damn perfect troll fodder.
In an interview published on Collider on Saturday, writer Joe Carnahan talks a little about his work on the Uncharted movie, which he thinks series creators Naughty Dog might be “happy with”. About that, Joe...
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Hollywood is keen to do its own version of Attack on Titan. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. is currently negotiating for the rights. In case you missed them, read Kotaku’s reviews of the first and second Attack on Titan movies. [Update - Jan. 18 7am: Kodansha tells ANN the Deadline report is “incorrect.]
This should end well.
Bang! Bang! For years now, movie makers have been thrilling audiences with blazes of bullets. Some shootouts are better than others. These are the best.
Announced last year for Universal Studios Japan, Nintendo-themed areas are also in the works for Universal Studios Orlando and Hollywood as well, promising massive areas filled with things to do, eat and buy. Miyamoto seems overjoyed.
You might know Paul W.S. Anderson as the guy who made the Mortal Kombat movie or the guy who makes the Resident Evil movies. Soon you’ll know him as the guy who makes the Monster Hunter movies.