The Internet Reacts To The Hollywood Naruto Movie Announcement

[Image via LeeTen is Canon]

This should end well.

Over the weekend, it was announced that Hollywood is moving forward with its live-action Naruto.

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Michael Gracey first made his name in visual effects and is currently directing The Greatest Showman with Zac Efron and Hugh Jackman.

As ANN points out, Lionsgate secured the film rights to Naruto back in 2015.

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Here is said pre-production concept art:

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As with most Hollywood films, just because it’s in pre-production, that doesn’t mean the movie will be shot and released. Thankfully.

That being said, here is how some folks are reacting to the latest announcement:

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Here’s Reddit (click the image’s upper left corner to expand):

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And NeoGAF:

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[Thanks, Edward!]

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.