Live-Action 'My Hero Academia' Movie in the Works at Legendary
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    Hoping to capitalize on the wave of popularity that's currently carrying My Hero Academia onward and upward, Legendary has announced plans to produce a live-action feature film version of Shueisha’s uber-popular manga franchise created by Kohei Horikoshi. If you're already clutching your anime pearls, I'm right there with you. Live-action adaptations of anime, at least those made here in North America, have not gone over super-well in recent years for a variety of reasons: white-washed casting...

  • Legendary To Adapt Manga ‘My Hero Academia’ Into Live-Action Movie

    Legendary said Wednesday it plans to adapt Kohei Horikoshi’s manga franchise My Hero Academia into a live-action feature film. It joins a slate at the company that includes the feature film Detective Pikachu based on the Pokemon franchise.

    The manga version of the series, written and illustrated by Horikoshi, launched in 2014 and a year later was adapted in anime form. It centers on Izuku, a young boy who daydreams about being a hero but is clearly not a likely candidate…

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