Hollywood entertainment site, Deadline Hollywood, reported that Warner Bros. is negotiating with Kodansha to do an Attack on Titan live-action film. However, a representative from Kodansha has denied it and said that Deadline Hollywood’s report is actually incorrect.
However, the representative did note that there are plenty of negotiations for film adaptations that are advancing, though he cannot comment on “what is within contract negotiations.”
The Deadline report stated that David Heyman (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) will be directing the Hollywood adaptation. Deadline also stated that Warner Brothers is clearly hoping to get more anime-related franchise following Akira. As for Warner Brothers itself, their Japanese arm has been responsible for distributing many successful anime and Japanese live-action adaptations, including the live-action Rurouni Kenshin movies.
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Source: Cinema Today
Kodansha: "Warner Brothers making live-action Attack on Titan movie for Hollywood" report incorrect