Chad Stahelski To Direct Black Samurai Film

Chad Stahelski has spent a lot of his filmmaking time (a minimum of when he isn’t producing different folks’s motion pictures) on John Wick franchise. But whereas he is seeking to unfold his wings additional, he is nonetheless staying with weapons and fight, making a deal to direct Black Samurai for Netflix.

The brand new movie would adapt the eponymous e-book sequence by Marc Olden, which introduces Robert Sand, an American soldier in Japan who learns the methods of probably the most highly effective martial arts, and turns into The Black Samurai, embarking on a mission to cease harmful forces who threaten all the things he holds pricey.

Again in 2017, it regarded like Nationwide Treasure writing duo Cormac and Marianne Wibberley have been going to run a TV adaptation for US cable channel Starz with Widespread starring and Jerry Bruckheimer producing, however nothing has but come of it. The character was beforehand delivered to screens by Enter The Dragon veteran Jim Kelly in a 1976 movie.

Leigh Dana Jackson, who was just lately a part of the writing workforce for Apple TV+ sci-fi epic sequence Basis (and labored on Netflix’s Elevating Dion), is aboard to write down the script for the brand new movie.

Stahelski is an govt producer on Wick spin-off sequence The Continental and has John Wick Chapter 4 due on 24 March subsequent 12 months.

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