Samuel L. Jackson To Join KITE Adaptation

Samuel L. Jackson To Join KITE Adaptation

The Avengers star reveals that after the new Robocop reboot, he will feature in the live action adaptation of the anime Kite. Jackson also reveals the location in which the project will be filmed. Hit the jump for details.

From Jackson on joining the upcoming adaptation during a recent interview:

“After [RoboCop], I’m going to do this live-action version of Kite, the Japanese anime. I’ll be doing a live-action version of that in Johannesburg.”

Kite centers around the story of a young girl whose parents are brutally murdered, and after the tragic event, she is then trained to be an assassin by two crooked detectives. The film has no release date as of yet, so stay tuned to CBM for more.

Here is a trailer for the Anime..

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Herojbt - 12/17/2012, 10:13 PM
Jollem - 12/17/2012, 10:45 PM
MisterBabadook - 12/17/2012, 11:05 PM
Kite is tight, but the subject matter is incredibly inappropriate as dickbelt has said.

The action was badass, but its one of those cult black market classics
armagedom - 12/18/2012, 12:49 AM
yeah i can see this on a movie HA!!!
AlexDeLarge87 - 12/18/2012, 3:18 AM
You know what would be sick on the big screen?

Wicked City!;)

Kyos - 12/18/2012, 4:22 AM
Yeah, I can't really imagine this adaptation to be too close to the scource material. Mostly for the reasons dickbelt stated.

But it's good to know that Sam Jackson is still trying to be in every movie ever! :D
Niklander - 12/18/2012, 7:43 AM
I can already think of the lead Chloe Moretz Saoirse Ronan Gabriella Wilde man the list is endless

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