Netflix Developing 'My Hero Academia' Live-Action Film
Partnering with Legendary Entertainment and Toho.
Following early word of a live-action adaptation, Netflix has now officially announced that it is developing a film centered around My Hero Academia. In an announcement post, the streaming platform shared that it is partnering up with Legendary Entertainment on the project.
The live-action adaptation of the manga/anime will be directed and executive produced by Shinsuke Sato (Alice in Borderland) and written by Obi-Wan Kenobi‘s Joby Harold. Toho will be responsible for distributing the film in Japanese theaters.
Stay tuned for more information regarding Netflix and Legendary Picture’s live-action adaptation. Catch Netflix’s synopsis for My Hero Academia written and illustrated by Kohei Horikoshi below.
My Hero Academia has won over audiences worldwide with distinctive characters battling their way through high school in a world where 80% of Earth’s population manifests some kind of exceptional ability called a “quirk”. For superhero fanboy Izuku Midoriya (aka Deku), being born without a quirk makes him almost give up his dream of going to U.A. High School, the most prestigious hero training academy. But after a chance encounter with the legendary All Might, Deku starts on the road to become the greatest hero.
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