Live Action "Ninja Scroll" Coming Soon

Live Action "Ninja Scroll" Coming Soon

Warner Bros. has grabbed the rights to develop a feature film from classic Japanese anime 'Ninja Scroll', and already signed script writer Alex Tse onto the project.

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By ComicBookMovie - 10/27/2008
You may recall that Alex Tse is co-writer on "Watchmen."

The new project will be produced by Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way, which is already involved in developing another popular anime title "Akira". There is no word whether DiCaprio has any interest in starring in the film.

Written and directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri, the original "Scroll" centers its story on Jubei Kibagami, a ninja-for-hire in the era of feudal Japan. Following his quest to stop old nemesis from overthrowing the government, he "stumbles upon a plague, an evil clan of demons, a national crisis, and a beautiful ninja girl."
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UberGeek - 10/27/2008, 12:28 PM
This could be really great - or the biggest load of bull ever! ether way it'll be pritty messed up!!!!
tjdr59 - 10/28/2008, 10:37 PM
here comes yet another hollywood P.O.S. Jubei will most likely be played by shia lebouf. yeah i think I'll pass on this "Last Samurai" waiting to happen.

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