Arcade Game “Shinobi” Gets A Film Adaptation

Producer Marc Platt (“Bridge of Spies”), SEGA Group and Hakuhodo DY Group are teaming up for a film adaptation of SEGA’s iconic video game franchise “Shinobi”.

The original side-scrolling action game follows a modern-day ninja named Joe Musashi who goes on a mission to rescue his kidnapped students from a group of terrorists.

Multiple film, television and digital projects are in the works based on SEGA intellectual properties, including game franchises such as “Golden Axe,” “Virtua Fighter” and “Crazy Taxi”.

Platt, Tomoya Suzuki and Adam Siegel will produce.

Source: Variety