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Legendary Working On Live-Action My Hero Academia Movie

October 25, 2018 | Posted by Joseph Lee
My Hero Academia

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Legendary Pictures is working on a live-action adaptation of the manga and anime series My Hero Academia. The manga was created in 2014 with 17 million copies sold. The anime series is currently in the third season. An animated film, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes, was released this year. Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter will produce the Legendary film, with Ryosuke Yoritimo producing for manga publisher Shueshia. Toho will distribute the film in Japan.

Here’s a synopsis: My Hero Academia takes place in a world where 80 percent of people have developed powers, known as quirks. One boy, who has no quirks of his own, obsessively follows the heroes who have emerged, though not everyone uses their powers for good. Although he has no powers of his own, the boy risks his life to save his friend, earning him attention from the world’s greatest hero.

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