One-Punch Man Live-action
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The online news site Deadline unveiled on Monday that Sony Pictures is setting up Justin Lin to direct the One-Punch Man live-action. Lin would likewise act as a producer and work together on the screenplay’s revamp prior to beginning creation before the current year’s over. Lin had simply left the Fast and Furious establishment recently.

Priorly Variety, had provided details regarding Sony’s procurement of the adaptation rights from the Japanese publishing giant Shueisha in April 2020 and revealed that Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner are writing the content. Arad Productions’ Avi Arad and Ari Arad are delivering the film.

One-Punch Man is a Japanese superhero establishment made by the craftsman ONE. It recounts the tale of Saitama, a superhuman who can vanquish any rival with a solitary punch however tries to locate a commendable adversary subsequent to becoming exhausted by an absence of challenge because of his staggering strength. ONE composed the first webcomic rendition in mid-2009.

A digital manga revamp started distribution on Shueisha’s Tonari no Young Jump site in June 2012. The manga is outlined by Yusuke Murata, and its sections are occasionally ordered and distributed into individual tankōbon volumes. As of January 2021, 23 volumes have been delivered. In North America, Viz Media has authorized the change manga for English language discharge and was serialized in its Weekly Shonen Jump advanced magazine.

The anime adaptation of the manga, created by Madhouse, was communicated in Japan from October to December 2015. A subsequent season, created by J.C.Staff, was communicated from April to July 2019. The anime arrangement is authorized in North America by Viz Media, and debuted in the United States on Adult Swim’s Toonami block in June 2016. The subsequent season debuted in October 2019.

As of June 2012, the first webcomic outperformed 7.9 million hits. As of April 2020, the manga’s remake version had sold more than 30 million duplicates.

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