Hollywood has their eyes locked in Japan & has major plans to pull some of their anime over to the big screen as live-action films! Talks of Sony pushing forward with the Robotech film & Legendary moving forward with the Naruto film have rocked the anime community for years, but it looks like Legendary is pulling over another well-known anime under their umbrella.
It was announced that Legendary is bringing over the well-received My Hero Academia anime series as a live-action film! Alex Garcia & Jay Ashenfelter will handle the live-action treatment. No release date has been announced.
In a world where people with superpowers are the norm, Izuku Midoriya has dreams of one day becoming a Hero, despite being bullied by his classmates for not having a Quirk. After being the only one to try and save his childhood friend Katsuki Bakugo from a villain, All Might, the world’s greatest Hero, bestows upon him his own Quirk “One For All”. The story follows Izuku’s entrance into U.A. High School, a school that cultivates the next generation of superheroes. As Izuku and his new friends try to balance their Hero training with ordinary school duties, they must face new challenges including the League of Villains, an evil organization established by All Might’s archenemy, All For One, to destroy all Heroes and take control of society.