The Promised Neverland Is Getting A Live-Action Film Adaptation

The Promised Neverland’s live-action film adaptation will hit Japanese theaters in late 2020.

The Promised Neverland tells the story of orphans who seem to be living a wonderful, happy life in which all their wants and needs are met. The truth, however, is far more sinister.

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The anime debuted this past January. Season 2 is slated for next year.

The live-action version will star Minami Hamabe, Jyo Kairi, and Rihito Itagaki. Below are the first images of the movie adaptation.

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In the manga and the anime, the maximum age for the children to leave the orphanage is 12 years old. However, the movie is changing the age to 16.

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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.