Del Toro, Abrams Team For “Zanbato”

Del Toro Abrams Team For Zanbato

Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has signed on to write and direct “Zanbato” for Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot reports Collider.

The story centers around a young female ninja, a character who could be anywhere between 10-15 years old, but plot specifics are under wraps.

It’s not clear if this will be del Toro’s next movie, the filmmaker is also in active pre-production on “Pinocchio” for Netflix, but Abrams and Lindsey Weber are both expected to produce.

The Del Toro produced films “Antlers” and “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” along with the Orlando Bloom-led TV series “Carnival Row” which he executive produced are all due out this year.