Entertainment news sources Variety and Deadline reported on Friday that Shinsuke Satō (live-action Bleach, Alice in Borderland, Kingdom, Death Note Light up the NEW world, Gantz, I am a Hero) is directing Legendary’s Hollywood live-action film adaptation of Kōhei Horikoshi My Hero Academia manga.hAwkkx877k
Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter are overseeing the project for Legendary Entertainment, while Ryōsuke Yoritomi, the manga’s editor, will oversee the project for Shueisha. TOHO will distribute the film in Japan.
Horikoshi launched the manga series in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in July 2014. The manga’s 31st compiled book volume shipped in Japan on August 4. Viz Media publishes the manga in English digitally and in print in North America. Shueisha‘s MANGA Plus service also publishes the manga in English digitally.
The anime’s first 13-episode…