Justin Lin Directing One Punch Man Adaptation

Since he unexpectedly hit the brakes on his involvement in Quick X (when the film had already began capturing), we have been questioning what director Justin Lin will change over to. Now we all know – he is agreed to deal with Sony’s adaptation of in style manga satire One Punch Man.

The massively in style title is a comedic motion collection a few superhero named Saitama who, because the title suggests, can defeat actually any enemy with a single punch. The one particular person not impressed with Saitama’s capability is Saitama himself; he’s fully tired of preventing and solely will get excited when it looks like he lastly has a problem.

Created in 2009 by Japanese artist ONE as a webcomic, the story rapidly went viral. In 2012, it was then revealed on Shueisha’s Tonari no Younger Bounce Subsequent firm with illustrations by Yusuke Murata and ONE. The collection turned enormous with worldwide gross sales totaling greater than 30 million copies.

When the English version revealed by VIZ Media debuted within the US in 2015, the primary and second volumes made the New York Occasions Manga Bestsellers record and was nominated for an Eisner and a Harvey Award. Since then, the recognition of One Punch Man has led to a critically acclaimed anime collection, plus video games throughout completely different platforms. Venom‘s Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg are at work on the script.

Sony has been planning an adaptation since a minimum of 2020, with Ari and Avi Arad connected as producers. Lin’s recruitment ought to give it a bit of additional energy behind its manufacturing fist, however the greatest query remaining is whether or not a live-action model can do justice to the zany world.

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