Good news comes for fans of the One Punch Man anime series Jutsin Lin who is best known as the director of Fast & Furious films ranging from Tokyo Drive, Fast Five to Fast & Furious 6 announced that he will direct the live action film adaptation project One Punch Man.
Not only bringing famous directors. Quoting from the Deadline site, Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinker who previously wrote the scripts for the films Venom and Jumanji will also join the live-action One Punch Man project as a scriptwriter under production from Sony and Shueisha.
Production of the live-action One Punch Man itself will begin later this year where Lin, Rosenberg and Pinker will work together to rewrite the story script. Lin himself was last involved in writing the Fast X script. However, he ended up leaving because of differences in vision with actor Vin. Diesel.
Unfortunately so far SONY has not announced further information regarding the actors and actresses who will play this film. Starting from who will be Saitama and several other iconic characters.
About One Punch Man
For those of you who don’t know, One Punch Man is a famous Japanese superhero franchise which was first published by ONE as a webcomic series in 2009. Then it was adapted into a manga series in 2012 and published in Shueisha’s Tonari no Young Jump Magazine with illustrations produced by Yusuke Murata.
One Punch Man has also received an anime adaptation produced by Studio Madhouse in 2015 and has reached the second season in 2019.
This series tells the story of a young man named Saitama who does special and hard training from anyone to become strong and joins the “Heroes” organization. Thanks to the special training he did, he also successfully passed the Hero competition test with physical strength that is above the average participant. others even Rank S though. However, unlike other heroes who take this job to protect people or make money. Saitama becomes a hero just for fun.