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A Naruto Live-Action is Coming, Believe it!

Lionsgate moves forward with its Live-Action Naruto adaption!

On Saturday during the stage event at Jump Festa in Japan, a live-action Hollywood adaption of Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto manga was confirmed!

It was also announced that Michael Gracey will be directing the upcoming film.

The event also showcased pre-production art and revealed that creator Masashi Kishimoto is also involved with the production.

In July 2015 the Tracking Board Hollywood news website reported that Lionsgate had gained the rights to produce the live-action adaption and this is the first news we’ve heard since.

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Source: Shonen Jump Official Twitter

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