Live-Action “Tiger & Bunny” Movie Planned

Imagine Entertainment, All Nippon Entertainment Works and Bandai Namco Pictures are teaming up to produce an English-language live action adaptation of the hit Japanese anime series “Tiger & Bunny”.

Launched in 2011 as both a manga and anime series, the story follows a pair of heroic augmented crime fighters operating in Stern Bild, a near future version of New York City. One is a veteran, the other a rookie and both are initially forced by their employers to work together.

The success of property has seen two feature anime movies and a stage play being produced. Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Sandy Climan, Annmarie Bailey, and creator Masayuki Ozaki will produce the film.

Source: Variety