Sega is working with movie manufacturing firms 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep to make a live-action movie primarily based on the Yakuza collection, in accordance with a serious report.
Word comes from Variety that Sega is embarking on the challenge and already has Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande and Joshua Long on board in govt producer roles, with 1212 and Wild Sheep at the moment attempting to find writers for the movie. Though no actors are but connected to star, it does appear to be the movie is more likely to give attention to the collection’ authentic central character for video games zero via 6, Kazuma Kiryu.
Speaking to Variety, 1212 stated “Yakuza affords us a brand new playground in which to set compelling tales with complicated characters in a novel atmosphere that audiences have hardly ever seen earlier than. The saga of Kazuma Kiryu has a built-in cinematic attraction – a mixture of kinetic motion with bursts of comedy, a number of converging storylines, and a gripping journey in direction of redemption.”
It’s not the solely Yakuza story making the rounds although, as Gematsu reports that Japanese website Games Talk unearthed a since-deleted tweet from Sega Nama’s co-host at the Toyko Game Show Ayana Tsubaki saying that a brand new Yakuza recreation might be introduced throughout the present on September 27. Rest assured, ought to we hear affirmation we’ll hold you in the loop.
Meanwhile the subsequent Yakuza title in the West—Yakuza: Like A Dragon—will launch for Xbox Series S/X on November 10 and Xbox One, PlayStation four and PC variations on November 13.