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Sony Pictures Set To Develop A Live-Action ‘One Punch Man’ Movie

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According to Variety, Sony Pictures is ready to push forward with the inevitable anime revolution. Avi Arad and Ari Arad of Arad Productions will be producing a “One Punch Man” live-action film. Anime has had somewhat of a rocky start breaking into hollywood. Modern era manga films have either been met with divided acclaim or have been a pure failure from a box-office standpoint. Two examples would be, 2009’s ‘Dragonball: Evolution,’ and ‘Ghost in the Shell,’ which made its debut in 2017, starring Scarlett Johansson. Neither of which managed to garner a box-office draw.

Production companies tend to play it safe, and throw small budgets at theses films, yet anime fans have come to expect and anticipate a high level of action and special effects witnessed in the animated mangas, and generally are left slighted by their theatrical counterparts.

Interest in the genre has been sparked yet again, with the somewhat success and rapidly growing cult following of 2019’s, ‘Alita: Battle Angel,’ which grossed over $400mil at the box-office.

Alita: Battle Angel [20th Century Fox] 2019

Insiders report, that Sony is very high on the film, [One Punch Man] due to the anime’s popularity. And are looking forward to adding another franchise to their pipeline.

“One Punch Man” was created in 2009 as a web comic by Japanese artist ONE. The comic quickly went viral in 2012. The series sold over 30 million copies and made its US debut in 2015. One Punch Man – Then made the New York Times manga bestsellers list and was nominated for an Eisner and a Harvey Award The anime has now spawned its own critically acclaimed animated tv show, video game and mobile games.

Venom and Jumanji writers, Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner will pen the script for Sony.

‘One Punch Man’ tells the story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League | Take Flight 2.0 – Is The Best Thing You Will See All Day

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team to stand against this newly awakened enemy. Despite the formation of an unprecedented league of heroes — Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and the Flash — it may be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

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Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team to stand against this newly awakened enemy. Despite the formation of an unprecedented league of heroes — Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and the Flash — it may be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

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DC FanDome | First Look At ‘Black Adam’ – Starring Dwayne Johnson

“Five thousand years ago, Kahndaq was a melting pot of cultures, wealth, power, and magic. Yet, most of us have nothing, except for the chains around our necks. Kahndaq needed a hero, instead, they got me. I did what needed to be done and they imprisoned me for it. Now, five thousand years later, I’m free and I give you my word… No one will ever stop me again.”

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DC FanDome gave us our first look at DC’s upcoming ‘Black Adam.’ starring Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Shahi, Noah Centineo, Pierce Brosnan and Aldis Hodge.

Five thousand years ago, Kahndaq was a melting pot of cultures, wealth, power, and magic. Yet, most of us have nothing, except for the chains around our necks. Kahndaq needed a hero, instead, they got me. I did what needed to be done and they imprisoned me for it. Now, five thousand years later, I’m free and I give you my word… No one will ever stop me again.Black Adam

Dwayne Johnson as Black Adam [Credit: New Line Cinema]

Dwayne Johnson as Black Adam [Credit: New Line Cinema]

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Gotham Knights Court of Owls Story Trailer and Behind-the-Scenes Featurette

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During DC FanDome last year Warner Bros. Games Montréal revealed their newest title at the Hall of Heroes which was Gotham Knights. Now returning to DC FanDome once again due to a delayed release and now releasing in 2022, they reveal a thrilling new story trailer which focuses on one of my favourite Gotham Criminal organisations, The Court of Owls.



The story trailer for the upcoming open-world, third-person action RPG features the game’s main antagonist, the fabled Court of Owls, a secret society made up of Gotham City’s wealthiest families. The trailer also introduces Oswald Cobblepot (also known as The Penguin), the infamous DC Super-Villain who seemingly knows important details about this omnipresent silent predator and the threat it poses to Gotham and its new guard of DC Super Heroes – Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin.

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Also as an extra treat to those who tuned into their presentation we got to see a behind-the-scenes featurette for Gotham Knights, with commentary from Jim Lee (Comic Book Artist, Publisher & Chief Creative Officer at DC), Scott Snyder (Writer & Co-Creator of “The Court of Owls”), Greg Capullo (Comic Book Artist & Co-Creator of “The Court of Owls”), Patrick Redding (Gotham Knights Creative Director, Warner Bros. Games Montréal) and Ann Lemay (Gotham Knights Narrative Director, Warner Bros. Games Montréal), who all expand on the Courts of Owls origins, lore and inspiration in bringing this elusive enemy to the interactive world of Gotham Knights.

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Gotham Knights allows players to step into the roles of Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin, a new guard of trained DC Super Heroes who must rise up as the protectors of Gotham City in the wake of Batman’s death. The game will be playable either solo or as a two-player, online cooperative experience.

To learn more about Gotham Knights, visit GothamKnightsGame.com

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© 2021 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc

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